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This section contains information about phenomena that are generally believed to have a supernatural, mystical nature, and the very existence of which is currently in doubt.Phenomena Hierarchy

Trollval

Added Fri, 18/10/2019
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Другие названия
Troll
Область распространения
Iceland
Faroe Islands
Характерные признаки
Place → Reservoir
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"Kit-troll" or "devil whale" is a giant sea monster, the legends of which were originally spread among fishermen and sailors The Norwegian Sea (primarily in Iceland and the Faroe Islands).

In the literature of other European countries, the trollval began to appear since the XVI century; it is believed that the prototype of the trollval were ordinary sperm whales and other whales. According to legends, he could smash ships by attacking them (which ordinary whales could really do with small fishing vessels of those times), or be mistaken for an island by sailors who could land on it and thereby be in terrible danger.

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