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Re: Bass Rive Site Report; ODP Leg 174X (fwd)



From: Chris Illes <chris_illes@Claris.COM>
 > I know there has been lots of evidence for an impact lately with these 
 > new core samples, but haven't they ruled out Chicxulub as the source 
 > because it is already overlain with Cretaceous material?

I wouldn't put it this strongly.  Only one team of researchers
has so far made this claim, and it has yet to be verified.

Personally, I expect it to turn out to be an error, perhaps based
on post-impact slumping of the crater margins.

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