[meteorite-list] Volcano... Or Giant Impact?

From: Michael Fowler <mqfowler_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2011 12:58:56 -0500
Message-ID: <DC6BE0C5-DCA7-48C6-AAD1-AD77238E5DAC_at_mac.com>

My guess is that the impact was at an oblique angle, since we have many other impact structures without such pyroclastic like flows.

Anyone know where the impact crater (if preserved) is in relationship to the flow deposits?

Mike Fowler

> An interesting study, with implications
> for how we think giant impacts behave.
> Sterling K. Webb
> ------------------------
> http://www.space.com/13325-gas-blast-meteorite-strike-resembled-volcanic-eruption.html
> Ancient Meteorite Blast
> Resembled Volcanic Eruption
Received on Wed 19 Oct 2011 01:58:56 PM PDT

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