Located about 40 miles east of Flagstaff, the ft wide and almost 600 ft deep Meteor Crater owes its startlingly lunar aspect to both a relatively young age (about years) and the arid climate of the northern Arizo
Gosses Bluff – 142 million years ago, an asteroid or comet slammed into what is now the Missionary Plains in Australia’s Northern Territory, forming a crater 24 kilometers in diameter and 5 kilometers deep
A Meteorite named Hoba is thought to have fallen to Earth about years ago in Namibia Africa. It is composed of about iron, nickel, and trace amounts of cobalt and other metals.
Manicouagan Crater is one of the world's largest and oldest known impact craters and perhaps the one most readily apparent to astronauts in orbit. This anaglyph is from the instrument onboard NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission. glasses needed.
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Manicouagan Crater, Canada was captured by the satellite on 21 March. Carved out by an asteroid strike some 214 million years ago, this crater in Quebec, Canada is known to be one of the oldest and largest impact craters on the planet.
Descubra quais são 7 das maiores crateras de impacto que existem na Terra