Fw: [meteorite-list] meteorite next to dead penguin

From: MuseumStore/NatureSource <musnat_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:46:21 2004
Message-ID: <003c01c0d26a$3be4f180$618b70d1_at_JCD>

It's Penguin Muerta!!


-----Original Message-----
From: P. Gessler <cetuspa_at_home.com>
To: meteorite-list_at_meteoritecentral.com
Date: Friday, April 27, 2001 8:56 PM
Subject: [meteorite-list] meteorite next to dead penguin

>Further strengthening the possibility that penguins may have
>inadvertently collected a meteorite or two for use in nest building.
>"Reconnaissance searches of these bare ice areas yielded two meteorite
>specimens. Their locations are shown on an enlarged portion of a
>satellite image on
>Figure 16 (28K JPEG). Both specimens were found fetched up along the
>downwind edge of the ice patch indicating wind transport. Curiously, a
>carcass of an adelie penguin was found near BEC 92601, at around 1500
>meters elevation and at least 60 kilometers from the coast!"
>Or has the Nakhla dog got some competition!
>everyone laugh! "Smiles everyone smiles"
>Paul Gessler
>Meteorite-list mailing list
Received on Tue 01 May 2001 02:12:06 PM PDT

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