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Magnetic north on the move

Scientists have known for a long time that magnetic north moves fro place to place. But its migration has sped up in recent years. That could have a big effect on mariners, and folks on land with smart phones.

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Buoy 10 – ships and boats

Each year in August on the lower Columbia near Astoria, the river fills up with hopeful recreational fishers in small boats, hoping to land that big salmon catch. At the same time, giant cargo ships are also doing their work, carrying goods to and from port. Today begins a 6-part interview with Columbia River Bar Pilot Capt. Dan Jordan, who explains the hazards and challenges that come up when small boats and ships try to occupy the same space.

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