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Crater bigger than Paris is discovered under Greenland ice

TAMPA - A massive iron meteorite smashed into Greenland as recently as 12,000 years ago, leaving a crater bigger than Paris that was recently discovered beneath the ice with sophisticated radar, researchers said Wednesday. The crater is the first of its kind ever found on Greenland - or under any of the Earth s ice sheets - and is among the 25 largest known on Earth, said the report in the journal Science Advances.

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