Shatter Cone Orientation at Gosses Bluff Astrobleme

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Shatter cones caused by shock fracturing are widely developed at the Gosses Bluff cryptoexplosion ring structure In central Australia. The force field can be reconstructed whereby the applied shock arrived centrally and from above, which is consistent with a cosmic Impact. For this and other reasons, Gosses Bluff is an astrobleme.

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DIETZ, R. Shatter Cone Orientation at Gosses Bluff Astrobleme. Nature 216, 1082–1084 (1967). https://doi.org/10.1038/2161082a0

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