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Chesapeake Invader: Discovering America's Giant Meteorite Crater

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By: C Wylie Poag

183 pages, B/w photos, 61 illus

Princeton University Press

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #101700 | ISBN: 0691009198
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Thirty-five million years ago, a meteorite three miles wide and moving sixty times faster than a bullet slammed into the sea bed near what is now Chesapeake Bay on the northeastern coast of the USA. This is the story of the cataclysm that took place, told by the man who discovered its occurence.

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