Juxtapossie
Oct/Nov 2004




Remnants of the 2 billion year old Vredefort Meteorite Impact Crater



Considering the Earth is only 4 billions years old, that's old!

Two weeks prevously I completed a gruelling 96 km
mountain bike ride in and around these ridges with me m8 Ali TS

my theory is that the meteorite was a big gold nugget

 



(click on pics for full res pics)


 

 

Parys is the lower rhs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




 

 

this is from George of ComptuMaps - thanks!
3d view of Landsat7 image over 20m DTM
vertical scale exagerated 10 x

 

 

 

 

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