[meteorite-list] New location proposed for Australasian strewnfield crater

From: Paul <etchplain_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Sat, 4 Jan 2020 21:01:49 -0600
Message-ID: <f4e8b639-1b4a-3e8d-c38b-e4c195a61e48_at_att.net>

Crater found from asteroid that covered 10%
of Earth's surface in debris. The crater sits beneath
a plain of hardened lava that formed after the
asteroid impact, which occurred nearly 800,000 years ago.
By Leslie Nemo, Astronomy, Friday, January 3, 2020

The open access paper is:

Sieh, K., Herrin, J., Jicha, B., Angel, D.S., Moore, J.D.,
Banerjee, P., Wiwegwin, W., Sihavong, V., Singer, B.,
Chualaowanich, T. and Charusiri, P., 2019. Australasian
impact crater buried under the Bolaven volcanic
field, Southern Laos. Proceedings of the National
Academy of Sciences.


Paul H.
Received on Sat 04 Jan 2020 10:01:49 PM PST

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