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Re: craters and the k/t



Some time ago, a couple of months, one of the cores taken by the JOIDES
Resolution, the Ocean Drilling Program drillship, in the Caribbean
Sea recovered tektites at the K-T boundary. They commented that it seemed
to be a reasonable connection to the Chixulub impact crater. The
scientific staff on the ODP ship are among the best avail;able and I think
there was no mistake.

Ray McAllister, Prof (Emeritus) Ocean Eng., FAU, Boca Raton, FL 33064
Diving Dinosaur, Geologist/Oceanographer/Ocean Engineer, 44 years SCUBA
mcallist@gate.net (954) 426-0808, Author Diving Locations, Boynton/Dania