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A recent paper in the Elsevier peer-reviewed journal Geomorphology correlates the Carolina Bays with the Younger Dryas

Zamora, A., A model for the geomorphology of the Carolina Bays, Geomorphology (2017), DOI 10.1016/j.geomorph.2017.01.019
[dx.doi.org]

The paper proposes that the Carolina Bays formed as the result of secondary impacts of glacier ice ejected by an extraterrestrial impact on the Laurentide Ice Sheet approximately 12,800 years ago. The elliptical geometry of the Carolina Bays with width-to-length ratios of 0.58 ± 0.05 indicates that they originated as conical cavities slanted at approximately 35 degrees that were subsequently remodeled by geologic processes into shallow bays.

The impacts by the saturation bombardment of ice boulders would have caused a mass extinction within a radius of 1500 km from the extraterrestrial impact site and liquid water ejected above the atmosphere would have transformed into a fog of ice crystals that blocked the light of the sun, triggering a global cooling event.

Five minute video summary of the paper:
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