[meteorite-list] Last report from Greenland
From: Robert Verish <bolidechaser_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:43:29 2004
--- ICEROX_at_aol.com wrote:
> I'm writing from an icefield in NorthEast Greenland.
> The flight from Reykjavik, Iceland, was delayed by
> protestors still incensed by Bjork's appearance at
> this years Academy Awards Show. Now we are held up
> by the late arrival of our guide from Spitsbergen,
> Norway. He accuses me of plundering and rape when
> he overhears me talking about the "nunataks".
> The Danish translator says that the local
> nomads have promised us that if we don't make it to
> the "Blue-ice Fields" before the snow-camels tire
> that we can always find meteorites in the
> at Scoresbysund.
> One of the native boys, with the unusual name Lars,
> brought a strange black rock into camp this morning.
> We see indications that this stone will be the first
> authenticated meteorite from NorthEast Greenland.
> (I wonder what NEG 001 will fetch on the market?;-)
> More good news may be forthcoming. But not from me!
> That darn polar bear finally got into my tent...
> Una bearazzo polaro fina(Eskimo for "polar bear
> from Dronning Louis Land, Greenland,
> Norman Numnutza
Loosely based on a prediction after reading:
Meteorite stranding surfaces and the Greenland
by Ralph P. Harvey, Anders Meibom and Henning Haack
Meteoritics & Planetary Science Vol. 36 (June 2001)
© Meteoritical Society, 2001. Printed in USA.
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Received on Tue 03 Jul 2001 11:49:09 PM PDT