Crater confirmed underneath Decorah

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A crater has been discovered under Decorah. Aerial surveys conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey in collaboration with the Iowa and Minnesota Geological Surveys provided evidence of an ancient meteorite impact, said to have occurred 470 million years ago.   

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