[meteorite-list] New location proposed for Australasian strewnfield crater
From: Paul <etchplain_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Sat, 4 Jan 2020 21:01:49 -0600
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.
Received on Sat 04 Jan 2020 10:01:49 PM PST