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Ancient rock carvings found in the world’s largest impact crater in South Africa

Ancient rock carvings found in the world’s largest impact crater in South Africa

Two billion years ago an enormous asteroid slammed into what is now South Africa. It left behind the largest and second oldest confirmed impact crater, the 300 kilometer-wide (190-mile) Vredefort Crater. Now, eight thousand years ago, the Khoi-San people carved this image, apparently of a hippopotamous, on rock, not knowing the outcrop they were carving […]

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