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Name

CHESAPEAKE BAY

StatusConfirmed
Country USA
CoordinatesLat. N 3715' Long.W 7605'
Diameter km 85.0
Age Ma or date 35.5 0.6
Synonyms
Remarks Origin of georgianite tektites. It is claimed that Chesapeake bay has a twin crater named Toms Canyon off shore of East Coast of USA.
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References
O'Keefe 1976 O'Keefe J.D., "Tektites as Lunar Probes", LSC VII abstracts p.645-647 (1976)
Poag Poag C.W., ''Late eocene star wars: The Toms Canyon and Chesapeake Bay impact craters, U.S. East coast'', Abstracts of Meteoritical Society
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