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Sunday, 30 August 2020
Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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In the hands of Poekie76.

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I would like to travel around the world, see all beautiful places nature has to show us. If it's possible, I would like to visit Alaska :) Please upload some nice pictures along the way! Thank you :)

About This Item

Friendly Floatee - Angelfish888

In 1992, a container with 28,000 plastic rubber ducks fell overboard from a container ship en route from Hong Kong to the United States. Since that legendary day, the colony of yellow ducks have been floating halfway around the world. Some are washed up on the coast of Hawaii, Alaska, South America, Australia and the Pacific Northwest, others are found frozen in Arctic ice. Still others have somehow managed to find their way to Scotland and Newfoundland, in the Atlantic Ocean. The ducks have contributed to our understanding of ocean currents, as well as our knowledge about plastic pollution in oceans.

This duck has been specially created for "The Bathing Duck Community Celebration Event" on August 30th 2020 in Delft, The Netherlands (GC8HJWY). During the event, many bath ducks were sent into geocache waters to see how TB currents flow around the world, just like the rubber ducks that hit a container ship in 1992 and were found everywhere. Look for a new geocache for this duck to make him drift farther and farther from home like his other friends.

On you can track this duck and all of the other ducks that have been released during the event, thanks to team DeFret.

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Tracking History (70.7mi) View Map

Visited 10/18/2020 Poekie76 took it to Pistol.Paul is BACK !!! Gelderland, Netherlands - 56.07 miles  Visit Log
Visited 10/17/2020 Poekie76 took it to P.P#5 : Pietje Precies Gelderland, Netherlands - 6.77 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 10/10/2020 Poekie76 retrieved it from 🦌 Nunspeetse Geschiedenis 01 NGE2020 Gelderland, Netherlands   Visit Log

Taking this TB with me for now.

Write note 09/20/2020 Angelfish888 posted a note for it   Visit Log

Deze TB is ergens tussen vrijdagmiddag 11 september en zondagmiddag 13 september door iemand meegenomen maar deze persoon heeft tot op heden de TB niet administratief uit de cache gehaald... Ik hoop dat dit alsnog binnenkort gebeurt...

Write note 09/20/2020 roppio posted a note for it   Visit Log

helaas niet gezien

Discovered It 09/11/2020 Bassie_NL77 discovered it Gelderland, Netherlands   Visit Log

seen during one of our cache adventures

Dropped Off 09/11/2020 Angelfish888 placed it in 🦌 Nunspeetse Geschiedenis 01 NGE2020 Gelderland, Netherlands - 63.2 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 09/10/2020 Angelfish888 retrieved it from Het badeendjes Community Celebration Event ~VOL~ Zuid-Holland, Netherlands   Visit Log

We gaan dit eendje eens op reis sturen...

Dropped Off 08/31/2020 Angelfish888 placed it in Het badeendjes Community Celebration Event ~VOL~ Zuid-Holland, Netherlands   Visit Log
Discovered It 08/30/2020 Frezona discovered it Zuid-Holland, Netherlands   Visit Log

Tijdens het badeendjes event had ik het maar druk met de organisatie. 89 teams hebben ondertussen een attend gelogd....... gelukkig hebben we de foto's nog en kan ik ook flink wat eendjes en andere TB's discoveren.

aan alle badeendjes die op pad gaan heeeeeel veel succes en hopelijk blijven jullie allemaal lang drijven.....

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