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Crater Creation

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Blasting craters for a new section of the Cinder Lakes outside Flagstaff, Ariz.(July 1968). USGS Astrogeology constructed a mockup of a section of the moon's Sea of Tranquillity in a cinder field to aid with training and time-and-motion studies.


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