Geologists to Name 'New' Impact Crater in Montana after Havre CouplePaul bristolia at yahoo.com
Tue Jun 12 11:09:47 EDT 2007
Ron Baalke wrote:
>Geologists to name "new" meteorite crater
>after Havre couple by Annette Hayden, Havre
>Daily News (Montana), June 11, 2007
Using information given in the article, I used Google
Earth to find the the location of the structure, which
it discusses. The latitude and longitude of this
It is on the edge of hills known as "The Little Rocky
Mountains". There a number of circular structure
within the region associated with laccolithic intrusions.
There is a discussion of this in "Geology and Physiography
of Fort Belknap" at:
The “Geologic Map of the Zortman 30' x 60' Quadrangle,
Central Montana” can be downloaded from:
Two publications on the geology of the area are:
Knechtel, M.M., 1944, Oil and gas possibilities of the
plains adjacent to the Little Rocky Mountains, Montana:
U.S. Geological Survey, Oil and Gas Investigations
Map OM-4, scale 1:48000.
Knechtel, M.M., 1959, Stratigraphy of the Little Rocky
Mountains and encircling foothills, Montana: U.S.
Geological Survey, Bulletin 1072-N, scale 1:48000.