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Scotty Duck Geocoin Friendly Floate #13

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Owner:
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Released:
Thursday, 13 February 2020
Origin:
Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Recently Spotted:
In the hands of esterb24.

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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 in 2020 (https://coord.info/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 cache for this duck to make him drift farther and farther from home like his other friends.On http://badeendjes.reijsbergen.nu/ you can track this duck and all of the other ducks that have been released during the event, (thanks to DeFret).

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In 1992 sloeg een container met 28.000 plastic badeendjes overboord van een containerschip dat onderweg was van Hong Kong naar de Verenigde Staten. Sinds die legendarische dag, dobbert de kolonie gele eenden de halve wereld rond. Sommigen zijn aangespoeld op de kust van Hawaï, Alaska, Zuid-Amerika, Australië en de Pacific Northwest, anderen zijn gevonden bevroren in Arctische ijs. Weer anderen hebben een of andere manier hun weg weten te vinden tot in Schotland en Newfoundland, in de Atlantische Oceaan. De eendjes hebben bijgedragen aan ons begrip van oceaanstromingen, alsmede onze kennis over plastic vervuiling in oceanen.

Deze eend is speciaal voor het Het badeendjes Community Celebration Event in 2020 (https://coord.info/GC8HJWY) in het leven geroepen. Tijdens het event zijn er vele bad eendjes de geocache wateren op gestuurd om te kunnen zien hoe de TB stromingen over de wereld lopen net als de badeendjes die in 1992 van een containerschip sloegen en overal gevonden werden.

Zoek voor deze eend weer een nieuwe cache om hem verder en verder van huis te laten drijven net als zijn andere vrienden. Via http://badeendjes.reijsbergen.nu/ kun je deze en de andere eendjes volgen die zijn vrijgelaten op het event (met dank aan DeFret).

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Tracking History (1835.9mi) View Map

Visited 10/06/2021 esterb24 took it to Todi - Mura Romane Umbria, Italy - 348.6 miles  Visit Log

Posto molto insolito

Retrieve It from a Cache 09/25/2021 esterb24 retrieved it from Isola Maggiore Italy   Visit Log

Verso l'infinito e oltre!

Dropped Off 09/21/2021 abambo placed it in Isola Maggiore Italy - 315.2 miles  Visit Log
Discovered It 08/19/2021 Piętaszek discovered it   Visit Log

Discovered on event in Vienne :) thanks for sharing 😃

Retrieve It from a Cache 07/24/2021 abambo retrieved it from 1. Halleiner Letterbox & TB-Hotel Salzburg, Austria   Visit Log

The duck stayed away from the great flood in Hallein, so I could grab him and will take him further to the east!

Discovered It 07/16/2021 Machzo discovered it Salzburg, Austria   Visit Log

Seen in the nice cache 1.Halleiner Letterbox & TB-Hotel!

Many thanks and best regards from Vienna

Discovered It 07/08/2021 Basteiblick discovered it   Visit Log

Heute gesehen in der Letterbox "1. Halleiner Letterbox & TB-Hotel"

Discovered It 07/08/2021 Priesbergalm discovered it   Visit Log

Heute gesehen in der Letterbox "1. Halleiner Letterbox & TB-Hotel"

Dropped Off 07/02/2021 Tinka11 placed it in 1. Halleiner Letterbox & TB-Hotel Salzburg, Austria - 1.46 miles  Visit Log
Visited 07/02/2021 Tinka11 took it to Salzbergwerk Dürrnberg - Saltmine Dürrnberg Salzburg, Austria   Visit Log
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