[FRIAM] awesome evidence (Google Earth images, stereo pairs, some videos) from Mexico to Canada for 500 km comet rubble pile air impacts 12950 BP --Dennis Cox: Rich Murray 2010.01.13
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On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 1:07 AM, Rich Murray <rmforall at comcast.net> wrote:
> I'd like to present these hundreds of fine color images on the large screen
> in a weekly evening gathering at SF Complex for shared discussion.
> awesome evidence (Google Earth images, stereo pairs, some videos) from
> Mexico to Canada for 500 km comet rubble pile air impacts 12950 BP --Dennis
> Cox: Rich Murray 2010.01.13
> Wednesday, January 13, 2010
> December 16, 2009 at 2:32 pm
> craterhunter added a new comment to the post More Clovis
> Comet Debate and a Response from Dr.Richard Firestone.
> craterhunter said on More Clovis Comet Debate and
> a Response from Dr.Richard Firestone
> January 10, 2010 at 2:27 pm
> If it is ok to take a firm stand on one side of the debate, or the other,
> I'll cast my lot with Dr. Firestone, and friends.
> I was trained to do battle damage assessment in the military.
> And it has been an interest ever since.
> A long time ago, when the first LandSat images became available to
> the general public, I noticed some explosive blast effects in the
> southwest US, and central Mexico that couldn't be believably
> explained by standard theory in the light of the new hi-res
> satellite images.
> At the time I knew nothing of any work on the
> Younger Dryas cooling.
> And it was long before anyone had proposed fragmented
> comet impacts.
> But it was a wonderful conundrum.
> I knew I was looking at the ground effects of an unimaginably
> violent event that flew in the face everything I had ever learned.
> And I knew of no natural energy release to account for them.
> For that matter I knew of no kind of natural energy release at all
> that could do what I was seeing.
> The ground effects, and blast effected materials, I had noticed all
> seemed to point to something that happened around the end of the
> last Ice age.
> And, when I learned of work on the Younger Dryas Boundary layer,
> and the nano-diamonds R.B. Firestone et al, and others had found
> there, I realized they confirmed some of what I had found.
> It confirmed, if nothing else, that an event of the level of destruction
> I was looking at did indeed happen.
> And recently enough too.
>> From what I can see R.B. Firestone et al are spot on.
> There is no end to the theories related to to the so called
> Younger Dryas impact event.
> Some are good, and some not so good.
> And I've no doubt, you have heard them all by now.
> But here's a fresh viewpoint that looks at the actual ground effects of
> such an event from a fluid mechanics / blast analysis point of view:
> Dennis Cox -- awesome site with hundreds of quality Google Earth
> photos, some stereo images, and a few short videos
> A CATASTROPHE OF COMETS
> THE GEOPHYSICAL WORLD ACORDING TO ME,
> AND A FEW FOLKS I HAPPEN TO AGREE WITH
> The Benavides Impact Structure
> The explosive process that did this has never been studied before.
> The semi circular ring of The Benavides Impact Structure is 17 miles
> Just accros the border from Terlingua, Texas, and Big Bend
> National Park, USA.
> The perfect semi-circle was the first anomalous land form I noticed
> in the satelite images.
> It was obvious that it is the result of a violent explosive event that
> standard theory can't properly describe.
> And my obsessive curiosity wouldn't let me leave it alone.
> The maps show this area to be volcanic due to the melt formations.
> But there is no volcanic vent here so the violence did not come from
> The 17 mile ring, as well as the smaller, overlapping, 8 mile wide
> impressions are all perfect circles incised into the surface from above.
> The mega-breccias and ignimbrites outside the structure were blown
> there by a great force of heat and pressure which scoured everything
> from inside the circles and cut into the surface like a giant cookie
> And the heat inside the circles was enough to re-weld the fractures
> in the rock.
> Here we begin to see some of the clear evidence of the predominant
> southeast to morthwest direction of the impact firestorm in the
> directional nature of the breccias, and other blast effected materials
> of this structure.
> Outside of the southeast edge of the structure, the pressure driven,
> blast effected, materials were thrown into the super-sonic impact
> wind so they piled up outside the compression wave of the explosion
> in a standing wave of mega breccias
> The breccias are heaped 800 to 1000 ft high.
> On the opposite side, outside of the northwest edge of the structure
> are repeated blankets of ejecta, and ignimgrites thrown down wind
> 10 miles, or more.
> The melted material did not come out of the ground.
> There is no vent here.
> Whatever the heat source may have been it was not volcanic.
> The melt blankets of ejecta, consist of the original surface terrain,
> flash melted from above, and quickly blown off, and away,
> from its points of origin.
> The white line in the bottom left is 1 mile for scale.
> These are stereoscopic images.
> Click on them for an enlarged view.
> To see the 3D effect simply focus on the center line, and cross your
> eyes a little, until a 3D image seems to appear in the middle.
> Looking down to the southeast from about 45 km up.
> The inter-fingering patterns of movement, and flow in the edges of
> these blankets of melt are consistent with sudden emplacement
> like impact melt ejected from a crater.
> Looking west, down the valley formed by the ring, we see the
> mega-brecias on the up-wind side of the structure.
> Volcanoes don't do this.
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> FRIDAY, JANUARY 1, 2010
> The planetary scaring of the Younger Dryas impact event.
> "...Our impactors appear to have been a large, highly fragmented,
> and loosely grouped, cluster, about 500 km wide, like a giant,
> flying gravel pile.
> The thing would have looked like a sister to the images of the
> fragments of comet Linear seen here.
> It came in at very high velocity, and low angle of approach from
> the southeast.
> And almost all of the fragments exploded above ground like
> Except that, in Mexico, only the very first of the fragments on the
> leading edge fell into cold atmosphere.
> The rest fell into already super heated impact plasma, and just
> added to the heat.
> The primary impact zone is a 500 by 1300 km oval that covers
> most of north central Mexico.
> And extends well up into west Texas, and New Mexico.
> The other impact zone is a little smaller in the great lakes region.
> And it extends from northern Minnesota, well up into Canada...."
> http://tmgnow.com/TMG1/?p=240 The Millenium Group
> A Different Kind of Catastrophe
> garydgoodwin December 28, 2009
> Tags: Asteroid, Catastrophe, Comet, Dinosaur Extinction, Impact,
> Younger Dryas Boundary
> This entry, I would like to introduce a guest writer -- Dennis Cox.
> I was very impressed with his theories of a Different Kind of
> He not only comes through with a new theory, but research
> to back it up
> Please give him an opportunity!
> And Thanks, Dennis, for a very well written article.
> "...In New Mexico at the northern edge of the primary impact zone
> there are crater fields with too many craters to count about the size
> of a football field.
> They are on the other side of the state from any ordinance testing.
> And they are described in the maps, and literature simply as
> "enigmatic depressions".. Let's see, perfectly round, punched
> into the surface from above, yep! pretty darned enigmatic to me.
> But only if you don't believe in giant, geologically significant,
> multiple fragment, thermal impact events.
> I've also cataloged more than 700 non-standard impact structures
> that are more consistent with the hot, and powerful, surface
> detonation of a shaped thermal explosive charge than anything
> from we thought we knew about impact events, or possible
> compositions of bolides.
> Depending on the strength of the surface, and the size of the
> detonation, the blast burns grade from a deep, thermal burn
> to a full fledged crater.
> And they are square.
> That's right, I said square, with a capital "S", square.
> No two are exactly alike.
> And the ones that only show a thermal blast burn without excavating
> a crater make it clear that the square shape is a product of the
> detonation burn pattern.
> Not the result of patterned fracturing in the surface rock.
> Here are links to the image set of square blast burns, and craters,
> in roughly 100 image, gallery segments.
> As well as a few ordinary round ones.
> They are in no particular order, as they were saved pretty much in
> the order they were found.
> There may even be a duplicate, here and there.
> And this is by no means a complete inventory of them.
> 1 to 100, 101 to 200, 201 to 300, 301 to 400, 401 to 500,
> 501 to 600, 601 to 700 and Crater Field.
> (These last two galleries are a work in progress)
> 5 pages of 20 large color Google Earth images of craters # 1 to 100
> I'm still hoping for a seasoned physicist to weigh in on them.
> So share them around as you see fit...."
> exact Carolina Bay crater locations, RB Firestone, A West, et al,
> two YD reviews, 2008 June, 2009 Nov,
> also 3 upcoming abstracts: Rich Murray 2009.11.14
> Saturday, November 14, 2009
> nanodiamond evidence for 12,900 BP Clovis extinction impact,
> Santa Rosa Island, discussion on Scientific American website,
> Carolina Bay type craters east of Las Vegas, NM:
> Rich Murray 2009.09.15
> Friday, July 24, 2009
> widespread Carolina Bay type craters from Clovis comet
> 12,900 Ya BP? -- 0.7 M long NS crater with fractured
> red sandstone on SW rim, CR C 53A, 20 miles E of
> Las Vegas, NM: Rich Murray 2009.06.08
> Monday, June 8, 2009
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