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Re: 'Meteorite' In Peru

From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2007 11:58:59 -0300
Archived: Thu, 20 Sep 2007 18:21:24 -0400
Subject: Re: 'Meteorite' In Peru


>From: Lan Fleming <lfleming6.nul>
>To: UFO UpDates <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 12:25:53 -0500
>Subject: Re: 'Meteorite' In Peru

>>From: Stuart Miller <stuart.4.nul>
>>Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 14:26:31 +0100
>>Archived: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 11:27:40 -0400
>>Subject: 'Meteorite' In Peru

>>How long before it is claimed:

>>1. It wasn't a meteorite that crashed.

>This morning I heard a BBC radio reporter interview a British
>astronomer about this. The astronomer suggested that the reports
>of the crater emitting noxious fumes indicated that the crater
>was volcanic in origin. He also noted that Peru is in a region
>of active volcanism. This seems to be a plausible argument given
>what I've heard so far. A geologist should be able to quickly
>determine if the crater is indeed volcanic by examining the site
>in person.

>The BBC reporter facetiously alluded to the similarity of this
>crater to the one made by a Martian spaceship in Wells' War Of
>The Worlds, but at least they're taking the story somewhat
>seriously. It doesn't seem to have been picked up by any news
>organizations in the US yet.


Doesn't matter, it was on the science program Daily Planet on
the Discovery Channel in Canada. They said that over 200 people
had suffered I'll effects from this event. They showed video.
They didn't waste much time on it. It still assumed that it was
caused by a meteor but might have hit near a vent and some
noxious gasses are leaking out. There is bubbling in the water
[not boiling] as something vents to the surface, possibly
methane or hydrocarbons.

There was an astronomer on the scene who said it was a meteor
impact so the British armchair astronomer's opinion is moot if
not silly.

This event sure has legs for something that is some natural
event.


Don Ledger

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