Google Earth Impacts Lab

Google Earth Impacts Lab - crater in Arizona which is a...

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Sonali Dujari GEL 36 Google Earth Impacts Lab 4. a. i. The meteorite hit Earth about fifty thousand years ago. ii. The remains of the crater are in Northern Arizona. b. Diameter = 1.13 km 5. Quebec, Canada a. 70.04 km b. i. The topography is smooth ii. There is no raised rim iii. There is no evidence of a central peak. iv. The lake seems to represent the rim v. I would guess the terrain is smoothly eroded because the crater is located in an area that experiences snow which eroded the main features of the crater. c. The main features of the Manicouagan crater were eroded away because of the snow in the cold climate it experiences. This is why it is not as deep as the
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Unformatted text preview: crater in Arizona which is a much warmer climate. 6. a. No you cannot see the crater. b. You cannot see it because the crater is below the surface. c. We may have discovered this crater because we noticed the land of this area is sinking. d. i. The crater is 85 km wide. ii. This crater is larger and older than either of the other two craters. e. This region may not be a low region had the crater not impacted causing the land above it to sink. Crater Image: Extra Credit Image:...
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2011 for the course GEL 36 taught by Professor Osleger,d during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.

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