Boy, 12, Finds Plastic Card Tossed Into Sea In 1979 - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Boy, 12, Finds Plastic Card Tossed Into Sea In 1979

MSNBC.COM - A plastic card dropped into the ocean 33 years ago has been found on the coast of Alaska, after a potential 88,000-mile journey.

The drift card was one of thousands put into the Bering Sea by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration staff in the late 1970s and early 1980s, as part of a project to find out where oil would go if there was a spill. click here to read the full story

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