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Astrobleme

Presented in honor of the recent Leonid meteor shower.

as·tro·bleme (ˈæstrəˌbliːm):
origin: Greek "astron" (a star), Indo-European "blema" (shot, wound)

noun
A structure caused by the impact of a cosmic body (meteorite) leaving a scar on the crust of the Earth; geology term → a.k.a: "Star Wound"



Astrobleme of Rochechouart-Chassenon in France




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