New dating reveals outback WA crater as oldest impact on Earth

The Sydney Morning Herald | 1/21/2020 | Cameron Myles
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Professor Chris Kirkland, who was part of the team which carried out the analysis on samples from the crater, said Yarrabubba had been recognised as an impact structure for many years, but its exact age remained unknown.

While the area is flat and featureless to the naked eye due to the old Yilgarn region’s landscape being worn down over time, Professor Kirkland said geomagnetic surveys revealed a broadly circular feature which if placed over the Perth CBD would...
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