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Monday, 14 March 2011

Huge Impact Crater Found in Remote Congo

Huge Impact Crater Found in Remote Congo

Huge Impact Crater Found in Remote Congo. Expedition 
confirms a meteor hit central Africa millions of years ago.
National Geographic News, March 8, 2011,
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/03/110308-meteor-impact-crater-found-confirmed-congo-ferriere-science/
 


Another article is at http://tech.xinmin.cn/2011/03/10/9694299.html
 


Ferrière, L., and G. R. Osinski, 2011, The New Luizi Impact 
Structure (Democratic Republic of Congo) and Implications 
for Central Peak and Peak Ring Formation. 42nd Lunar and 
Planetary Science Conference (2011), Abstract #1642
http://www.lpi.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2011/pdf/1642.pdf
 
 (PDF file)

Ferrière, L., F. R. T. Lubala, G. R. Osinski, and P. K. Kaseti,
2011, The Luizi Structure (Democratic Republic of Congo) 
— First Confirmed Meteorite Impact Crater in Central Africa.
42nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (2011), Abstract #1637
http://www.lpi.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2011/pdf/1637.pdf
 
 (PDF file)

best wishes,

Paul H.

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