Vredefort Dome Crater

© David Fleminger

Minwaha ya 2 Billion yo fhelaho

Lwa minwaha ya 2 billion yo fhelaho, tshithu tshine tsha nga lingana na thavha ya Table Moutain tsha wela shangoni tsini na ḓorobo ine ra i vhidza uri Vredefort ṋamusi, vhubvaḓuvha ha Free State. Hezwi zwa sia huna u thutuba ha zwithu zwa 1 000-Mt zwo bvisa manwe a matombo a 70 km². Ha sia fhethu hune ho vulea lwa 380 km nga diameter. Hezwi naho zwo rali, zwa zwino zwo no ṱuwa zwo sia dome ya matombo a Granitic o sikiwa nga zwithu zwa shango zwine zwa vha zwi kwara, vhukati ha Vredefort na Parys, hu wela kha fhethu ha vhufa.

Translated by Khalirendwe Nekhavhambe

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