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Isle of Skye Cretaceous-Paleocene Boundary Site Vandalized

 

Meteorite hunters dig up 60 million-year-old site in Skye

BBC News, 20 November 2018

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-46262827

 

Meteor strike site on Skye to be protected by security glass

The Press and Journal, November 21, 2018

https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/islands/inner-hebrides/1613765/meteor-strike-site-on-skye-to-be-protected-by-security-glass/

 

Original news article:

 

60 million-year-old meteorite impact found on Skye

BBC News, 14 December 2017

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-42351959

 

The paper is:

 

Drake, S.M., Beard, A.D., Jones, A.P., Brown, D.J., 

Fortes, A.D., Millar, I.L., Carter, A., Baca, J. and 

Downes, H., 2017. Discovery of a meteoritic 

ejecta layer containing unmelted impactor 

fragments at the base of Paleocene lavas, Isle 

of Skye, Scotland. Geology, 46(2), pp.171-174.

https://pubs.geoscienceworld.org/gsa/geology/article/46/2/171/525169

https://core.ac.uk/download/pdf/143474826.pdf

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Andrew_Beard

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/321762044_Discovery_of_a_meteoritic_ejecta_layer_containing_unmelted_impactor_fragments_at_the_base_of_Paleocene_lavas_Isle_of_Skye_Scotland

 

Yours,

 

Paul H.

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