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Stop 6 at Haughton

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Hills of impact melt breccia inside the Haughton structure
Hills of impact melt breccias inside the Haughton structure
Photo: G. Osinski, University of Western Ontario
Location:
Along a valley dubbed "Rhinoceros Creek" that exits the central uplift to the north-northwest
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Geologist Gordon Osinski talks about impact melt breccias

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Panorama of the impact melt breccias

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An impact melt rock of the breccia hills (person for scale)
An impact melt rock in the breccia hills
Photo: P. Akeeagok
Location:
Along a valley dubbed "Rhinoceros Creek" that exits the central uplift to the north-northwest
Scale: Width of the impact melt rock is approximately 0.5 meters

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