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Huge Impact Crater Discovered Beneath California !!


Science & Tech  (tags: YIKES! space impact crater, California, discoveries )

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- 4450 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Oil exploration work in California's Central Valley region has uncovered possible space impact crater. The 5.5km-wide bowl is buried under shale sediments west of Stockton, in San Joaquin County, and is thought to be between 37 and 49 million years old.



   

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Stephen Sanders (9)
Saturday March 17, 2007, 10:18 pm
Thanks for the post. I was involved in seismic in this area as an exploration geologist. I recall several sections where the geophysicist and I couldn't find basement reflections in the basin. Now I'm thinking Impact crater and it's implications on basement reflections. It's been a question in the back of my head since 1982.
 
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