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Powstawanie kraterów impaktowych i ich rodzaje

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Formation of impact craters and their types
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Craters form after meteoroid or asteroid impact son celestial bodies surface are created during three different periods: contact/compression, excavation and modification stage. Depending on its size the craters can be divided into three main types: simple, complex and multi-ring craters. The enormous energy released during the impact forms evident records in basis as shatter cones or breccias and affect the surrounding rock (visible only in micro scale) by shock metamorphism, which has no equivalent in the Earth’s geological processes.
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