Possible Impact Structure in Southern Cyrenaica, Libya


A NUMBER of impact structures, or astroblemes (resulting from the collision of asteroids with the Earth), have now been recognized and a similar structure was found by Mr D. J. R. Sheridan and myself in the Gebel Dalma area of Southern Cyrenaica in Libya. At about the same time Mr W. M. Johnson recognized it as a possible impact structure while preparing photogeological maps of the area.

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MARTIN, A. Possible Impact Structure in Southern Cyrenaica, Libya. Nature 223, 940–941 (1969). https://doi.org/10.1038/223940a0

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