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.
Earth's Colossal Crater Count Complete
Mars is pocked with more than 300,000 craters, created by asteroid impacts. The moon is blanketed with millions more, too many to count. But the surface of Earth, constantly eroded by wind and rain, h...
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...
Vredefort crater - Wikipedia
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...
Sudbury Basin - Wikipedia
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 ...
Chicxulub crater - Wikipedia
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 ...
Kara crater - Wikipedia
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...
Manicouagan crater - Wikipedia
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...
Popigai crater - Wikipedia
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...
Acraman crater - Wikipedia
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...
Chesapeake Bay impact crater - Wikipedia
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...
Shiva crater - Wikipedia
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...
Ullapool bolide impact - Wikipedia
Rubielos de la Cérida
Rubielos de la Cérida is a municipality located in the province of Teruel, Aragon, Spain. According to the 2010 census the municipality has a population of 45 inhabitants. Its postal code is 44166
Rubielos de la Cérida - Wikipedia
Earth Impact Database
The Earth Impact Database is the authoritative source for information on confirmed impact structures or craters on Earth. It was initiated in 1955 by the Dominion Observatory, Ottawa, under the direct...
Aorounga crater
Aorounga is an eroded meteorite impact crater in Chad, Africa. The exposed remnant of the crater is 12.6 km in diameter and its age is estimated to be less than 345 million years (Carboniferous o...
Aorounga crater - Wikipedia
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...
Umm al Binni lake
Umm al Binni lake is a mostly dry lake in Maysan Governorate in southern Iraq within the Central Marshes. The 3.4 km wide lake is approximately 45 km northwest of the Tigris–Euphrates conflu...