Let it snow! Snow like this might have covered up the Greenland meteor.
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Giant Meteor Hits Greenland?
News story originally written on December 22, 1997
A flash of light was seen in the night sky over Greenland on December 9th. It is thought that a meteor may have plunged through the atmosphere and landed on the southern part of the island.
It was said that the "flashes observed in conjunction with the meteorite were so bright as to turn night into daylight at a distance of 100 kilometers and can be compared to the light af a nuclear explosion in the atmosphere." (Niels Bohr Institute). This bright of a flash suggests a giant meteor!
A search by plane has been started to find this meteor. Heavy snowfall which has buried the meteor is slowing the search process down, but the search goes on...!
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