* Astronomy

Members Login
Username 
 
Password 
    Remember Me  
Post Info TOPIC: New South Wales impact crater


L

Posts: 131433
Date:
RE: New South Wales impact crater
Permalink  
 


A retired geologist searching on Google Earth for a place to mine opals may have discovered something much bigger: a meteorite crater in outback NSW.
Mike Fry, of Maryborough in central Victoria, was using the Google site last month to survey terrain when he saw an unusual structure in the red dust.

Read more

__________________


L

Posts: 131433
Date:
Permalink  
 

Whitehillcraterb.jpg
Expand (134kb, 800 x 600)

Position: Latitude: 3047'6.44"S, Longitude: 143 8'37.00"E

__________________


L

Posts: 131433
Date:
Permalink  
 

White Cliffs is a small town in outback New South Wales in Australia, in Central Darling Shire. It has a population of around 200. White Cliffs is around 255 km northeast of Broken Hill, 93 km north of Wilcannia.

Read more

__________________


L

Posts: 131433
Date:
Permalink  
 

A huge meteorite crater has been discovered ten kilometres from an old opal mining town in the far west of New South Wales. Its an extraordinary find for the opal fields have been mined since eighteen ninety. Miners, pastoralists, tourists, and whoever has flown to the nearby airfield, have missed the two kilometre meteorite.

Read more

__________________
Page 1 of 1  sorted by
Quick Reply

Please log in to post quick replies.



Create your own FREE Forum
Report Abuse
Powered by ActiveBoard