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Geo Quiz and answer

For today's Geo Quiz we're searching for a Pacific island atoll that lies just about halfway between North America and Asia. Its beaches are often littered with trash came from a floating mass of plastic trash called the Eastern Pacific Garbage Patch.

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Loop Current. There's concern that it may play a role in spreading the oil spill in the Gulf. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Eric Chassignet of the Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies at FSU.