[meteorite-list] Meteorite crater or crumbling of ground ?

From: Dennis Harries <dennis_harries_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 10:32:52 2004
Message-ID: <BAY1-F1058cobC32qU40000145c_at_hotmail.com>

Hello Pierre,
the hole is most probably a sinkhole, created by the collaps of a cave. I
think limestone is very common in the area, underlying the soil. A impact
pit of this size probably wouldn't show such a sharp rim and there would be
much mud thrown around.

Best wishes

>From: Pierre-Marie PELE Reply-To: pierre.pele_at_voila.fr To:
>meteorite-list_at_meteoritecentral.com Subject: [meteorite-list] Meteorite
>crater or crumbling of ground ? Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2004 20:26:37 +0100 (CET)
>Hello to the list !
>During my prospecting trip to Spain hunting for the meteorite of the 4th
>january 2004, I saw once in a field this circular phenomenon. You can see
>the picture at this address :
>The terrain contains no stones, only mud and grass. There's no track to
>reach this place. That's the only hole of this kind we found during our one
>week trip. Also, it is situated on the trajectory of the meteor.
>According to you, what is this ?
>I thank you in advance for your help.
>Pierre-Marie PELE www.meteor-center.com
>Faites un voeu et puis Voila ! www.voila.fr
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