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Investigation of a possible impact structure on Victoria Island, NWT
Principal Investigator: Osinski, Gordon
Licensed Year(s): 2015 2012
Summary: The objectives of this research are to: (1) Confirm of a meteorite impact origin for the Collinson Inlet structure. In order to confirm the meteorite impact origin of this structure, unequivocal shock metamorphic criteria need to be documented. Shatter cones are the only diagnostic shock effect visible to the naked eye (French and Koeberl 2010). The research team will seek out the potential s...

Geology of the Nouveau Quebec Meteorite Crater
Principal Investigator: Bouchard, Michel A.
Licensed Year(s): 1991
Summary: The Researchers will study the ejecta which is material formed as a result of the explosive impacting and throw out of rocks at the moment of meteorite impact. They will also investigate the pollen content of the glacial sediments trapped within the crater rim....