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Thursday, 30 March 2006

Re: Professor Rejects Meteor Theory of Carolina Bays' Origin

Re: Professor Rejects Meteor Theory of Carolina Bays' Origin

Paul bristolia at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 29 10:29:52 EST 2006

Thaddeus Besedin wrote:

“Is it known if any metals associated with and
transported by meteorites have been detected
in any substantive concentrations in cores or
other samples?

Ron Baalke wrote:

http://www.thetandd.com/articles/2006/03/28/news/doc4428a99f752a6396001544.txt

No. There has not been any convincing association between
iridium or any related elements, meteorites, and the Carolina
Bays. Some of the data concerning the age of the Carolina
Bays and papers on their origin is noted in a popular article at:

http://www.hallofmaat.com/modules.php?name=Articles&file=article&sid=86

Some interesting web pages:

Abstracts by Ivester and others:

http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2002AM/finalprogram/abstract_45547.htm
http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2004AM/finalprogram/abstract_78899.htm

Luminescence dating of Carolina Bay sand rims

http://www.westga.edu/~aivester/pr01.htm

Paul

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