Tor in Nigeria

30 Jul 2013

No further signals were received to confirm Tor’s position in Corsica but further poor quality signals indicate that by the afternoon of 25 July, Tor was crossing the Tibesti Mountain area in northern Chad. By the evening of the 27 July he had finished his desert crossing and was in Nigeria, 195km (120 miles) south of Lake Chad. He is the sixth tagged Cuckoo to transmit from Africa. He has taken an almost parallel route to BB, who transmitted from Africa on the same day, through Libya and Chad, with BB's route being slightly further to the east.

From south of the Lake, Tor’s next movement took him 208km (125 miles) south-west and further into Nigeria. Since the last transmission on Corsica, he had covered at least 3450km (2140 miles). 

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