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Sleeping God of the Yucatan Photographed
Posted By: poena.dare #CP# >BS<Date: 3/7/03 10:58 a.m.

A high-resolution map from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM), released yesterday, has provided the most telling visible evidence to date of a 112-mile (180-kilometer) wide, 3,000-foot (900-meter) deep impact crater, the result of a collision with a giant comet or asteroid on one of Earth's all-time worst days.

Sources:

"Dinosaur-Killer" Asteroid Crater Imaged for First Time
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2003/03/03
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2003/03/photogalleries/crater/images/primary/crater_composite.jpg

Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/srtm/index.html
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/srtm/mexico.htm
http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/tiff/PIA03379.tif
http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/tiff/PIA03380.tif
http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/tiff/PIA03381.tif

Now that I look at it... they should have inserted the Special Forces team by boat.


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Sleeping God of the Yucatan Photographedpoena.dare #CP# >BS< 3/7/03 10:58 a.m.
     Re: Sleeping God of the Yucatan PhotographedBlacksmith 3/7/03 1:54 p.m.
           HOW MANY SEAT IN AIEEE *NM* !!!!!!!!!!!Andrew Nagy 3/8/03 1:52 p.m.



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