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News and Highlights

ICDP-USGS Deep Corehole Completed in the Central Crater

The International Continental Scientific Drilling Program and the U.S. Geological Survey drilled a 1,766-m-deep test hole near the center of the Chesapeake Bay impact structure in 2005 and 2006.  Read more…

Scientific Drilling  (September 2006)    

DOSECC Newsletter  (May 2006)   

ICDP Project Website

Crater Test Hole Completed at Cape Charles

The USGS completed an 823-m-deep test hole at Cape Charles, Virginia, in 2004.  Read more…

USGS Open-File Report 2007-1094

Modern Consequences of an Ancient Cataclysm

An introduction to the Chesapeake Bay impact crater

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Last Modified: 22 October 2007