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Meteorite crater bigger than Paris discovered under Greenland glacier

A massive iron meteorite smashed into Greenland as recently as 12,000 years ago, leaving a crater bigger than Paris that was recently discovered beneath the ice with sophisticated radar, researchers said. The crater is the first of its kind ever found on Greenland or under any of the Earth s ice sheets and is among the 25 largest known on Earth, said the report in the journal Science Advances. The impact of the 31km-wide crater under the Hiawatha Glacier would have had...

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