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Name

UPHEAVAL DOME

StatusProven
Country USA
CoordinatesLat. N 3826' Long.W 10954'
Diameter km 6.0
Age Ma or date <65.0
Synonyms Christmas Canyon Dome
Remarks Diameter of 5km offered. Origin of this structure has been controversial and impact origin is not fully confirmed by several scientis. However, the most resent article (Kenkmann 2002) seems to give so much evidences for impact origin that this structure c
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References
CoM 1985 Graham, Bevan and Hutchison, ''Catalogue of Meteorites'', 4th Edition, (1985).
Grieve 1988 Grieve R.A.F. et al, "Astronaut's Guide to Terrestrial Impact Craters", NASA Space Shuttle Earth Observation Project, LPI Technical Report Number 88-03, Lunar and Planetary Institute (March 1988)
Hodge 1994 Hodge, Paul W., ''Meteorite craters and impact structures of the Earth'', book, 122 pp, Cambridge University Press (1994)
Kenkmann 2002 Kenkmann T. and Scherler D., ''New structural constraints on the Upheaval Dome impact crater'', LPSC XXXIII (2002)
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