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17 March 2006

Evidence of Possible 5km Diameter Object Impact in Antarctica

"Scientists say the evidence, if correct, points to a space rock some 5km across having crashed into the Ross Sea [Antarctica] about three million years ago."

"Researchers from the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in New York have been studying a 100km-wide depression, known as Bowers Crater, under the Ross Sea."

"Space impact clue in Antarctica"
Paul Rincon
BBC News science reporter
Houston, Texas


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