A massive iron meteorite smashed into Greenland as recently as 12,000 years ago, leaving a crater bigger than Paris that was recently discovered beneath the ice with sophisticated radar. Photo: Nasa

Meteorite crater bigger than Paris discovered under Greenland glacier

  • Enormous bowl-shaped dent appears to be result of meteorite slamming into the island 12,000 years ago
  • Crater ranks among the 25 largest known on Earth and is the first to be found beneath an ice sheet
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A massive iron meteorite smashed into Greenland as recently as 12,000 years ago, leaving a crater bigger than Paris that was recently discovered beneath the ice with sophisticated radar. Photo: Nasa
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