To: colorado tanker
"This guy says the Younger Dryas was caused by a comet impact in North America."
Others have suggested that it was a comet impact that began the end of the Ice Age earlier...reputable scientists at that.
posted on 05/16/2007 4:08:58 PM PDT
I have a very incomplete understanding of the science of these impacts, but the idea that a large impact triggered the end of the last ice age makes sense to me. Triggering the Dryas seems a little out there, but you never know.
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