Grounded by Strong Tailwinds (+ 0 Miles )
December 4, 2008: Migration Day 49

What's this? Click on the photo to read Chris's GPS.
Photo Chris Gullikson

The good news: It's chilly and clear with wind out of the north. The bad news: At 13 mph on the ground and 25mph aloft, those tailwinds have too much muscle for the cranes and planes. It's day five on the ground in Marshall County, KY. On a brighter note, you can keep busy with today's journal questions!

The public can view the cranes and planes upon departing Marshall County, KY for Carroll County, TN by meeting in front of the Lighthouse Missionary Baptist Church on CR1264 (also known as Flat Road), which is off Hwy 402. Flat Road, or CR1264. is between Jackson School Road and Wilkins Road. MapQuest or GoogleMaps will help you to come up with driving directions from your home location. Remember: the weather rules.

In the Classroom

  • Today's Journal Questions:
    (a) Why is a GPS unit especially helpful to pilots of ultralight planes? Think about it, then hear Joe Duff's short audio clip.
  • (b-for-bonus) Click here or on the photo above for a closer look and your bonus questions!
  • More on GPS >>

Journey North is pleased to feature this educational adventure presented in cooperation with the Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).