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Aboriginal Folklore Leads To Meteorite Crater

January 7th, 2010 01:21 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

An anonymous reader writes “An Australian Aboriginal dreaming story has helped experts uncover a meteorite impact crater in the outback of the Northern Territory. From the article: ‘One story, from the folklore of the Arrernte people, is about a star falling to Earth at a site called Puka. This led to a search on Google Maps of Palm Valley, about 130 km southwest of Alice Springs. Here Hamacher discovered what looked like a crater, which he confirmed with surveys in the field in September 2009.’”

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