Friday, February 17, 2012

Ancient meteorite standing between one Iowa town and its water supply

Image via the Iowa Geological and Water Survey

The remains of a 1.5 mile-wide, 10 billion-ton meteorite are causing problems for a small Iowa town, 74 million years after it crashed onto the Earth's surface at 45,000 miles per hour.
The Des Moines Register reports that the 1,600 residents of Manson, Iowa are struggling to locate a site for the town's well due to the geological impact of the meteorite. The crash created the underground Manson Crater—which has a diameter of 24 miles and reaches into four neighboring counties.

MORE: http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/ancient-meteor-standing-between-one-iowa-town-water-154639667.html

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1 comment:

  1. https://www.behance.net/gallery/40396873/Transfer-and-relocation-and-Furniture-in-Dammam
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