Posts Tagged 'crater'

5-Mile Wide Buried Asteroid Crater Discovered in Canada

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A 5-mile wide and 3,000 foot deep asteroid impact crater has been hidden near Bow City, Alberta, for millions of years. Bow City has been deserted for decades.

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Catalog of Moon’s Craters May Reveal Ice beyond Moon’s Poles

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Yellow spots indicate best guesses for volatiles

There might be more ice on the Moon than was previously thought. There are permanent shadows far from the lunar poles, which has expanded the number of sites that would be good candidates for exploration by robotic rovers or even possible locations of future moon bases.

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Russian Impact Crater Might Contain Trillions of Carats of Diamonds

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On Monday, Novosibirsk scientists of the Institute of Geology and Mineralogy at the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences announced that there is a huge deposit of diamonds buried under an impact crater in Siberia. These diamonds are twice as hard as normal because of their origin.

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Rincon de la Vieja Erupts Again in Costa Rica

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It has been almost 14 years since the volcano Rincón de la Vieja in Costa Rica entered an active eruptive phase and it looks like the volcano might be reawakening from its slumber. The volcano experienced two small eruptions in the early morning of February 22nd.

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The Way to the Center of the Earth

Lava lake, via The Big Picture


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