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earth:geohammers:k_bce_events [2018/11/15 00:16]
khavikanum [Younger Dryas, 12.8K BCE]
earth:geohammers:k_bce_events [2019/10/13 13:30] (current)
khavikanum [Younger Dryas, 12.8K BCE]
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 [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Lake_Agassiz]]\\ [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Lake_Agassiz]]\\
  
-The smoking gun for a cometary airburst creating massive wildfires and instantly melting a great deal of glacial ice (to shut down the thermohaline current) was found with iridium and platinum in ice core samples. ​ A tentative crater has been identified in Greenland beneath the Hiawatha Crater.+The smoking gun for a cometary airburst ​or impact ​creating massive wildfires and instantly melting a great deal of glacial ice (to shut down the thermohaline current) was found with iridium and platinum in ice core samples. ​ A tentative crater has been identified in Greenland beneath the **Hiawatha Crater**.
  
 [[http://​phys.org/​news/​2013-08-evidence-cosmic-impact-younger-dryas.html]]\\ [[http://​phys.org/​news/​2013-08-evidence-cosmic-impact-younger-dryas.html]]\\
 [[http://​phys.org/​news/​2015-07-cataclysmic-event-age.html]]\\ [[http://​phys.org/​news/​2015-07-cataclysmic-event-age.html]]\\
 [[http://​advances.sciencemag.org/​content/​4/​11/​eaar8173]]\\ [[http://​advances.sciencemag.org/​content/​4/​11/​eaar8173]]\\
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 +A simultaneous VEI 6 in Germany known as Laacher See has been implicated as a factor in the Younger Dryas.
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 +[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Laacher_See]]\\
  
 ==== H1 Megadrought,​ 16.8k BCE ==== ==== H1 Megadrought,​ 16.8k BCE ====
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