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Middlesboro? July 11, 2012

Filed under: Uncategorized — baker Blinker @ 8:52 am

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middlesboro,_Kentucky

Geologists believe that the Middlesboro basin between Pine Mountain and the Cumberland Mountains is the remains of an ancient meteorite crater, which would give the town the rare distinction of being one of the few cities in the world completely built inside a crater. The crater is one of three known astroblemes in the state.

Tin S. Man runs here.

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