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Name

OASIS

StatusPossible
Country Libya
CoordinatesLat. N 2435' Long.E 2424'
Diameter km 11.5
Age Ma or date <120.0
Synonyms
Remarks As with BP structure there is some reasonable doubts about impact origin of Oasis. These desert structures are all similar than non-impact volcanic craters found in Gilf Kebir region.
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References
CoM 1985 Graham, Bevan and Hutchison, ''Catalogue of Meteorites'', 4th Edition, (1985).
French 1974 French B.M. et al., Bull. Geol. Soc. Amer., vol.85, (1974)
Grieve 1988 Grieve R.A.F. et al, "Astronaut's Guide to Terrestrial Impact Craters", NASA Space Shuttle Earth Observation Project, LPI Technical Report Number 88-03, Lunar and Planetary Institute (March 1988)
Hodge 1994 Hodge, Paul W., ''Meteorite craters and impact structures of the Earth'', book, 122 pp, Cambridge University Press (1994)
Koeberl 2005 Koeberl C., and Henkel H. Eds., "BP and Oasis Impact Structures, Libya: Remote Sensing and Field Studies", Impact Tectonics, Impact Studies, vol. 6, Springer (2005)
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