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New large crater in the Sahara

  1. Mar 7, 2006 #1
    Always a nifty subject for catastrophism, large meteorite impacts.

    http://www.bu.edu/remotesensing/News/kebira/index.html [Broken]

    So what extinction event are we going to tie this one to?

    Sorry for the typo in the title, must be "large" of course.
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  3. Mar 7, 2006 #2


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    That would be The Great Gecko and Scorpion Extinction of -10,296,314.
  4. Mar 7, 2006 #3


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    Are there any iridium layers, glass spherules etc that have not yet had a source identified? I doubt that this will be attributed to an extinction event not already suspected to have a meteor as a factor.
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