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Garbage Mass Twice the Area of Texas

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I had no idea that a land mass of garbage of such magnitude existed.

From The San Francisco Chronicle:

…the so-called Great Pacific Garbage Patch – a heap of debris floating in the Pacific that’s twice the size of Texas, according to marine biologists.

The enormous stew of trash – which consists of 80 percent plastics and weighs some 3.5 million tons, say oceanographers – floats where few people ever travel, in a no-man’s land between San Francisco and Hawaii.


October 25, 2007 - Posted by | News

1 Comment

  1. …then you’ve obviously never been to Texas…

    Comment by Tye | October 25, 2007

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