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The Chesapeake Bay bolide: modern consequences of an ancient cataclysm

http://woodshole.er.usgs.gov/epubs/bolide/

Presentation that the location of Chesapeake Bay may have been predetermined by a Eocene bolide, an extraterrestrial body, impacting the Earth in the vicinity of the Delmarva Peninsula at high velocity and exploding to create a large crater.

by Poag, C. Wylie and Coastal and Marine Geology Program (Sponsor)
Related topics:
Core analysis, Geologic structure, Meteorites, Seismic methods
Hydrologic units
Lower Chesapeake
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