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Crater Found in Meteorite-Hit Lake

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Posted 22 March 2013 - 03:30 PM

[size=6]Russian Scientists Find Crater in Meteorite-Hit Lake[/size


RIA Novosti said:

MOSCOW, March 21 (RIA Novosti) – A radar probe of the bottom of Chebarkul Lake in Russia’s Urals has revealed a crater possibly created by a fragment of a meteorite that exploded over the city of Chelyabinsk last month, a Russian scientist told RIA Novosti on Thursday.

The meteorite broke into approximately seven large fragments and one of them is believed to have fallen into Chebarkul, forming a hole in the ice about eight meters in diameter.

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