Fuca Pillar at Cape Flattery, the northwest extremity of the Olympic Peninsula. Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, Washington.
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Fuca Pillar at Cape Flattery, the northwest extremity of the Olympic Peninsula. Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, Washington.
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Why scientists went searching for a meteorite off the coast of Washington

Bill Radke talks to Jenny Waddell, research coordinator at the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary. She was on the exploration ship that went hunting for a meteorite on Monday. The team livestreamed the mission. It was the first ever to search for a meteorite in the ocean.