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#380312 - 06/14/10 04:42 PM Ocean currents  
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Have a look at this. A camera lost off Aruba in the Dutch Antilles floated all the way to Florida, where it was recovered.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100614/ap_on_re_us/us_camera_s_odyssey

#380314 - 06/14/10 04:49 PM Re: Ocean currents [Re: Peter Jones]  
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That did it! I'm buying a "red Nikon"! What a trip and it didn't leak!! Amazing!
I wonder what model?


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#380324 - 06/14/10 05:25 PM Re: Ocean currents [Re: azbob]  
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It's certainly a Coolpix, and it appears to be one of the mid-range "S" models. We don't know when it was lost or bought though.

#380333 - 06/14/10 05:36 PM Re: Ocean currents [Re: Peter Jones]  
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Amazing story, but that poor turtle. One can't help but wonder how long it suffered with the camera attached to its fin. Must have been quite frightening for it.


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#380442 - 06/15/10 02:16 PM Re: Ocean currents [Re: seashell]  
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How many (like me) watched all 5 minutes of nothing hoping for a glimps of something? LOL
It's not the camera thaw was red or amazing; it was the Ikelite housing. Ike should make an advertising campaign around this as it is always rumored that the acrylic housing are fragile! ha ha ha.


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#380447 - 06/15/10 02:22 PM Re: Ocean currents [Re: ScubaLdy]  
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LOL, yes, Harriette, I watched the whole thing, though after 3 minutes, started to use the fast forward. That poor turtle . . .I still wonder how it finally managed to separate itself.


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