[meteorite-list] Carolina Bays

From: Ron Baalke <baalke_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:43:28 2004
Message-ID: <200107011943.MAA16028_at_zagami.jpl.nasa.gov>

> In one area of the project, there are unique earth formations called
> ``Carolina Bays.'' These are large depressions theorized to
> have been formed by meteorites that crashed into the earth thousands of
> years ago.
> Anyone aware of any concrete proof of their origins?

There is no concrete proof - it is just speculation by a small minority.
The consensus is that the oval-shaped features are weathering effects.

Ron Baalke
Received on Sun 01 Jul 2001 03:43:28 PM PDT

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