No giant meteorite crater in Wilkes Land, Antarctica

@inproceedings{Bentley1979NoGM,
  title={No giant meteorite crater in Wilkes Land, Antarctica},
  author={Charles R. Bentley},
  year={1979}
}
  • Charles R. Bentley
  • Published 1979
  • Geology
  • Schmidt (1962) suggested that a large gravity anomaly in Wilkes Land, Antarctica, was caused by the impact of a huge meteorite and that the impact was also the australite source predicted by Barnes (1961). His suggestion was recently revived by Weihaupt (1976). However, Weihaupt's analysis does not stand up to critical examination, and Schmidt's (1962) arguments have been negated by the subsequent discovery of much higher subglacial relief than was previously realized. Recent definitive… CONTINUE READING

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