Category Archives: Asteroid Impacts

The Pacific Triangle Revisited, The Impact, The Wave

We have explored the Pacific Triangle and the Ring around Antarctica in prior posts. It just seems so outrageous that three spreading ridges would suddenly emerge from a single point in the Panthalassic Ocean 170 million years ago and begin migrating away in … Continue reading

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Wild Idea #6743: Possible Impact Signatures in Seafloor Isochrons

Who knows from what depths the well of ideas flows? For me it is often during the liberation of rote manual work that frees some bandwidth while still requiring a minimal level of focus and blood flow to the brain. … Continue reading

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Seafloor Isochrons Place a Hard Limit on Crustal Disintegration from the Chicxulub Impact

I always thought the entire form of the Gulf of Mexico might be the crater from the Chicxulub impact reputed to have wasted the dinosaurs. My imagination runs with that name. So much to work with. Chicxyclub…well, Club Med impact … Continue reading

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