Winds Block Progress
November 26, 2006: Migration Day 53
is the 4th day of waiting to cross Cumberland Ridge. The wind was blowing
from the south at 22 knots this morning at flight altitude, so it was
not safe to try the crossing. A Whooping Crane hotline is one way the
team shares daily news.
to Joe Duff of Operation Migration who called in this morning from the
NASA's World Wind
a profile of the problem:
Listen carefully to today's report from Joe Duff. Then draw a picture
of the team's dilemma: Cumberland Ridge is ___ feet high. The wind
is blowing from the south at 22 knots at ___ feet. (For extra credit,
find out how high the cranes and planes normally fly, and add that
fact to your drawing.)
North is pleased to feature this educational adventure presented in
cooperation with the Whooping
Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).
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