Unexpected disoveries at Lake El’gygytgyn, Russia

Description

This article and associated video describe the findings of researchers who undertook core drilling at Lake El’gygytgyn, a lake that sits today inside a basin formed by a meteorite that struck the earth 3.6 million years ago. An associated video allows us to hear the enthusiasm and details as researcher Julie Brigham-Grette describes the findings of this remarkable discovery.

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Resource Details

Author(s): Frontier Scientists
Publication: Frontier Scientists
External Link: Frontier Scientists

Region

Arctic

Grade Level

All Ages

Permission

n/a

Topic

Environmental Studies | Polar Science | Polar Careers | General Environmental Studies | General Polar Science | General Polar Careers | Earth Science | General Earth Science | History of Earth and Planetary Sciences | Tools and Methods | Geography | Paleoscience