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Tuesday, 3 February 2015

Alamo Impact Crate, Nevadar Recognized

Alamo Impact Crater, Nevada Recognized

On Monday Febraury 2, 2015, Count Deiro wrote,

"Sunday, the Las Vegas Review Journal newspaper carried
a second page headline that mentions the recent paper published
in the current issue of Geosphere, the online mag for the
Geological Society of America, arguing the legitimacy of the
382 million year old "Alamo Impact" and doubling it's
diameter to between 69 and 93 miles."

Some articles are:

Alamo impact crater: New study could double its size
Geological Society of America, January 23, 2015
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/01/150123102541.htm
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-01/gsoa-aic012215.php

New study ranks Nevada crater among world's largest
Las Vegas Review-Journal, January 31, 2015
http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/science/new-study-ranks-nevada-crater-among-world-s-largest

150 Kilometer Diameter Crater In Nevada Result Of
Bolide Impact On Ancient Seafloor, January 25, 2015 21:09
http://www.ineffableisland.com/2015/01/150-kilometer-diamerter-crater-in.html

The papers are:

Retzler, A. J., L. Tapanila, J. R. Steenberg, C. J. Johnson,
and R. A. Myers. Post-impact depositional environments
as a proxy for crater morphology, Late Devonian Alamo
impact, Nevada. Geosphere, 2015; DOI: 10.1130/GES00964.1
http://geosphere.gsapubs.org/content/early/2015/01/14/GES00964.1.abstract

Retzler, A. J., 2013, Post-impact depositional environments
as a proxy for crater morphology, Late Devonian Alamo
impact, Nevada. Uynpublished MS thesis, Department of
Geosciences, Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho.
http://geology.isu.edu/thesis/Retzler.Andrew.2013.pdf

Yours,

Paul H.

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