|Gallery: Asteroid and Comet Impact Hazards|
This site consists of a gallery of artists' conceptions of catastrophic strikes on Earth by asteroids or comets, including the impact which occurred at the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary and is suspected of causing mass extinction of the dinosaurs. Links to other related sites and a short movie of the Peekskill, New York meteorite, which fell in 1993, are also included.
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DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-2782
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Contributor: Donald Yeomans
JPL NEO Program