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Puchezh-Katunki

Post by sujin007 on Tue Nov 20, 2012 10:31 pm

Puchezh-Katunki is a meteor crater in the Chkalousky District, in Russia. The crater is 80km (49.7mi) in diameter and is an estimated 167 million years old, placing it in the Jurassic era.

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Re: Puchezh-Katunki

Post by sujin007 on Tue Nov 20, 2012 10:33 pm

The crater does not lie exposed at the surface but appears as variations in vegetation and terrain. This crater is one of the only craters of the time frame, which is not associated with extinction.

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