Science: Buried Missile

At his desk in the University of Toronto last week, a geologist, Victor Ben Meen, was drafting his report on the first big expedition to the Chubb Crater in far northern Canada. He was already satisfied on one point: the crater was almost certainly made by a great meteorite, perhaps 150 ft. in diameter, that plunged into the Canadian tundra and then exploded, many thousands of years ago.

The Chubb Crater and the lake that now fills it will never be a handy tourist attraction like Arizona's meteorite crater near Canyon Diablo. It is close to Hudson Strait, on a granite plain...

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