Astrobleme

Word ASTROBLEME
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What do we mean by astrobleme?

A scar on the earth's surface left from the impact of a meteorite. noun

A pit-like structure created by an impacting meteoroid, asteroid or comet. noun

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An eroded remnant of a large, ancient crater made by the impact of a meteorite or comet. Urban Dictionary

The scar left on the earth from a space mass such as an asteroid, meteor, meteorite etc. Urban Dictionary

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The word "astrobleme" in example sentences

Another earthquake spot is on the north shore of the St. Lawrence River, most interestingly just in a large meteorite impact structure ( "astrobleme") called Charlevoix. ❋ Unknown (2009)

A comprehensive comparative analysis with other complex meteorite impact structures demonstrated that it is the oldest, the largest and the only example on earth providing a full geological profile of an astrobleme below the crater floor, thereby enabling research into the genesis and development of an astrobleme immediately post impact. ❋ Unknown (2009)

It provides the only mappable and restorable profile that illustrates the genesis and development of an astrobleme during the very short time after impact. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Vredefort Dome, some 120 km southwest of Johannesburg and covering 30,111 ha, is a representative part of a larger meteorite impact structure (or astrobleme), which has a radius of impact of 190 km. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Only one astrobleme in Europe fit the description, a crater called the Ries that lay some 300 kilometers to the east, on the northern shore of the Danube River. ❋ May, Julian, 1931- (1981)

The structure called the Ries (or Rieskessel) is the subject of some controversy-one school of thought accepting it as an astrobleme, while another holds it to be the result of a cryptovolcanic explosion that brought to the surface "meteoritelike" materials. ❋ May, Julian, 1931- (1981)

Thus at the final crash, most of those meteoroids fell as one body, to form that gigantic astrobleme. ❋ Anderson, Poul, 1926-2001 (1978)

Her birth country lay not far inland, though sheltered from northerly winds and easterly waters -- the Kazan, Cauldron, huge astrobleme on the continent Rodna, a bowl filled with woods, farmlands, rivers, at its middle Lake Stoyan and the capital Zorkagrad. ❋ Anderson, Poul, 1926- (1974)

Dating back 2,023 million years, it is the oldest astrobleme found on earth so far, with a radius of 190km, it is also the most deeply eroded. ❋ Unknown (2009)

It is the world’s only structurally intact exposure of the basement, below the crater floor, of a very large astrobleme. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The property’s structure provides the only structurally intact exposure of the basement, below the crater floor of a very large astrobleme. ❋ Unknown (2009)

There is an astrobleme located in that [area]. It is the [main] [attraction]. ❋ Your_real_name_391 (2018)

Jolexie: Did you know one of the biggest astroblemes was [uncovered] in [Antarctica]? [Ada]: No I did not. ❋ The Emo Kid Across The Street (2017)

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