links for 2010-03-10

  • Here is the location of the DR Congo crater suspect identified by the Italian scientists. Interestingly, the Google Earth Community has had this location in its sights since Aug 2006, and it has been in the database of Suspected Earth Impact Sites (SEIS) since at least then. I assume the latest news regards the increased probability of this site actually being a crater.
  • Deforestation has revealed what may be a giant impact crater in the DR Congo. Apparently, the feature has only become visible on satellite imagery over the past 10 years.