Ice-bouy passes the 5.000 kilometer mark

On the 18th of August, Arved Fuchs set out an ice-buoy on a compact ice-berg off the east coast of Greenland (73°21,98'N / 21°39,62'W) and from this point the ice-berg drifted south down the total coastline. It then took an easterly course at about the latitude of Cape Farvel and has been drifting since then across the Atlantic in the direction of the British Isles. In the meantime, the floatable buoy has travelled far and will soon break the magical total distance of 5.000 kilometers - the least reading measured a total distance of 2.561 sea miles, which is the equivalent of 4.909 kilometers. It remains to be seen which path the bouy will take ...