Impact crater
An impact crater is an approximately circular depression in the surface of a planet, moon or other solid body in the Solar System, formed by the hypervelocity impact of a smaller body with the surface...
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States Declare State Of Emergency After Gas Pipeline Leaks 250,000 Gal.
As Native Americans protesters face arrest for blocking the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, a gasoline pipeline spill is currently unfolding.
Massive, Ancient Asteroid Crater may Provide Clues to Dinosaur Extinction
Scientists digging deep into the Gulf of Mexico say they have cracked into a crater, formed some 65 million years ago after a massive asteroid struck the earth. The 33-member team of scientists from a...
Dinosaur-killing asteroid to be drilled by scientists
Scientists plan to drill into the impact crater where an asteroid struck Earth 66 million years ago and killed the dinosaurs.
Alabama Passes Law Banning Cities And Towns From Increasing Minimum Wage
Alabama’s governor and legislature Thursday blocked Birmingham’s attempts to raise the city’s minimum wage as they swiftly approved legislation to strip cities of their ability to set hourly pay requi...
Ancient Martian lake system records two water-related events
Researchers have completed a new analysis of an ancient Martian lake system in Jezero Crater, near the planet's equator. The study finds that the onslaught of water that filled the crater was one of a...
Largest-ever meteorite crater found in Australian outback
Scientists say underground 'scars' in central Australia mark the largest meteorite crater ever found Scientists have discovered two deep scars in the earth's crust in outback Australia that are believ...
Joy (crater)
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Vredefort crater
The Vredefort crater is the largest verified impact crater on Earth, more than 300 km across when it was formed. What remains of it is located in the present-day Free State Province of South Afri...
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Sudbury Basin
The Sudbury Basin, also known as Sudbury Structure or the Sudbury Nickel Irruptive, is a major geological structure in Ontario, Canada. It is the second-largest known impact crater or astrobleme on Ea...
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Chicxulub crater
The Chicxulub crater (/ˈtʃiːkʃʉluːb/; [tʃʼikʃuluɓ]) is a prehistoric impact crater buried underneath the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico. Its center is located near the town of Chicxulub, after which the ...
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Woodleigh crater
Woodleigh is a large meteorite impact crater (astrobleme) in Western Australia, centred on Woodleigh Station east of Shark Bay. A team of four scientists at the Geological Survey of Western Australia ...
Kara crater
Kara is a meteor crater in the Yugorsky Peninsula, Nenetsia, Russia.Originally 120 km in diameter, it is now just 65 km after erosion and the age is estimated to be 70.3 ± 2.2 million years ...
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Manicouagan crater
The Manicouagan Crater is one of the oldest known impact craters and is the largest 'visible' impact crater on Earth, located primarily in Manicouagan Regional County Municipality in the Côte-Nord reg...
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Popigai crater
The Popigai crater (or astrobleme) in Siberia, Russia is tied with the Manicouagan Crater as the fourth largest verified impact crater on Earth. A large bolide impact created the 100 kilometres (62...
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Acraman crater
Acraman crater is a deeply eroded impact crater in the Gawler Ranges of South Australia. Its location is marked by Lake Acraman, a circular ephemeral playa lake about 20 km in diameter.The discov...
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Chesapeake Bay impact crater
The Chesapeake Bay impact crater was formed by a bolide that impacted the eastern shore of North America about 35 million years ago, in the late Eocene epoch. It is one of the best-preserved "wet-targ...
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Massive Australian Precambrian/Cambrian Impact Structure
The Massive Australian Precambrian/Cambrian Impact Structure also known as MAPCIS is a proposed impact structure based upon arguments presented by Daniel P. Connelly at Geological Society of America m...
Shiva crater
The Shiva crater is a geologic structure, which is hypothesized by Sankar Chatterjee and colleagues to be a 500 km in diameter impact structure. This geologic structure consists of the Bombay High an...
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Wilkes Land crater
Wilkes Land crater is an informal term that may apply to two separate cases of conjectured giant impact craters hidden beneath the ice cap of Wilkes Land, East Antarctica. These are separated below un...
Bedout
For the French Navy officer, see Jacques BedoutBedout /bɨˈduː/, or more specifically the Bedout High, is a geological and geophysical feature centered about 250 km off the northwestern coast of A...
Ullapool bolide impact
Evidence for a bolide impact centered on Ullapool was published by a combined team of scientists from the University of Oxford and the University of Aberdeen, in March 2008. The evidence is centred on...
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Rubielos de la Cérida impact structure
The c. 80 km x 40 km sized Rubielos de la Cérida impact structure (impact basin, resp.) is located in Aragon, northeast Spain, north of Teruel and is considered a companion of the Azuara imp...
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North Polar Basin (Mars)
The North Polar Basin, or Borealis basin, is a large basin in the northern hemisphere of Mars that covers 40% of the planet. Chryse Planitia, the landing site of the Viking 1 lander, is a bay that op...
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Utopia Planitia
Utopia Planitia (Latin: "Nowhere Plain") is the largest recognized impact basin on Mars and in the Solar System with an estimated diameter of 3300 km, and is the Martian region where the Viking 2...
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Oceanus Procellarum
Oceanus Procellarum (/oʊˈsiːənəs ˌprɒsɨˈlɛərəm/; Latin for "Ocean of Storms") is a vast lunar mare on the western edge of the near side of Earth's Moon. It is the only one of the lunar maria to be cal...
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South Pole-Aitken basin
The South Pole–Aitken basin is a huge impact crater on the far side of the Moon. Roughly 2,500 kilometres (1,600 mi) in diameter and 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) deep, it is one of the largest kno...
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Hellas Planitia
Hellas Planitia is a plain located within the huge, roughly circular impact basin Hellas located in the southern hemisphere of the planet Mars. Hellas is the second or third largest impact crater and ...
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Caloris Basin
The Caloris Basin, also called Caloris Planitia, is a large crater on Mercury about 1,550 km (960 mi) in diameter, one of the largest impact basins in the solar system. "Calor" is Latin for ...
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Mare Imbrium
Mare Imbrium (Latin for "Sea of Showers" or "Sea of Rains"), is a vast lunar mare filling a basin on Earth's Moon. One of the larger craters in the Solar System, Mare Imbrium was created when lava flo...
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