[meteorite-list] Last report from Greenland

From: Robert Verish <bolidechaser_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:43:29 2004
Message-ID: <20010704034909.73361.qmail_at_web10404.mail.yahoo.com>

--- 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
out
> that we can always find meteorites in the
marketplace
> 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
hug")
> from Dronning Louis Land, Greenland,
> Norman Numnutza
> _______________________________________________

Loosely based on a prediction after reading:

Meteorite stranding surfaces and the Greenland
icesheet

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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