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Re: Chicxulub's Antipode (Re: cause of death at KT)
At 3:37 PM -0700 9/2/06, James R. Cunningham wrote:
>Does that include the roughly 3/4 hour offset due to the time it would take
>sub-orbital material to arrive?
No, but my estimate of the longitude from the chart isn't very precise. 3/4
hour is about 10 degrees, so the sub-orbital material would have come down
closer to India, but that part of India got a bit crunched when it hit Asia.
>Jeff Hecht wrote:
>> At 12:30 PM +0200 9/2/06, David Marjanovic wrote:
>> Chris Scotese's reconstruction puts the antipode of the impact in the Indian
>> Ocean, between India and Australia.
Jeff Hecht, science & technology writer