From the Canwest News Service:
Those who find [the meteor] first could be richly rewarded — but their search is at the mercy of Mother Nature.
Famous American meteorite collector Robert Haag is offering a $10,000 US reward to anyone who can locate the first one-kilogram chunk of the meteorite. But after the first snowfall that may get a lot harder.
“As soon as the snow falls, there’s no chance of finding anything until springtime,” says Frank Florian, community astronomer at the Telus World of Science. “If we had a lot of snowfall anywhere, trying to find a rock that gets sucked up by the snow that’s underneath all this white cover, unless it was large enough to leave a large enough crater visible from the air, it is like looking for a needle in a haystack.
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