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Meteorite impact in the ocean

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dc.contributor.author Strelitz, Richard
dc.coverage.spatial Earth
dc.date.accessioned 2020-07-31T21:21:34Z
dc.date.available 2020-07-31T21:21:34Z
dc.date.issued 1979
dc.identifier.citation Proc. Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf. 10th (1979), p. 2799-2813. en
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11753/1657
dc.description.abstract Probability arguments would indicate that about 70% of the meteorite influx would land in the oceans, yet there is no obvious and compelling evidence for such events, especially for craters that would, on land, be of the scale of tens of kilometers. The most dramatic effect of such a large impact would perhaps be the generation of a large tidal wave. This question can be studied by analogy with other, better-known phenomena. en
dc.format.extent Pages 2799-2813
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Pergamon Press en
dc.relation.ispartofseries LPI contribution ; no. 387
dc.subject Impact craters en
dc.subject Impact en
dc.title Meteorite impact in the ocean en
dc.type Book chapter en


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