Rio Cuarto Craters

Rio Cuarto Craters

The Río Cuarto craters are a group of impact craters located in Córdoba Province, Argentina.

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Rio Cuarto Craters - Effects
... The object was thought to be a "carbonaceous chondritic" asteroid, largely made up of simple carbon compounds and resembling something like a big lump of soot ... The impact probably released huge clouds of toxic carbon monoxide that killed off wildlife in the area, assisted by heavy concentrations of toxic nitric oxides created through ionization by the object's fiery passage through the atmosphere ...

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