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New large crater in the Sahara

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


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

    Sorry for the typo in the title, must be "large" of course.
    Last edited: Mar 7, 2006
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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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