“Geography Contest Balloon Crosses Ocean to S. Africa”

Students at Collinsville Primary School in Martinsville, Virginia, got a lofty lesson in geography recently when they learned that a balloon released as part of a contest found its way all the way to Plettenberg Bay, South Africa. Teachers speculate that Bermuda trade winds might have carried the balloon over the ocean to the southern tip of the African continent.

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