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Mount Toondina crater

Mount Toondina crater is an impact structure, the eroded remnant of a former impact crater, located in northern South Australia in the locality of Allandale Station about 24 km south of the town of Oodnadatta. Mount Toondina is the high point of ...

                                               

Neugrund crater

Neugrund is a meteorite crater in Estonia. It is 8 km in diameter and was previously estimated to have been formed in the Ordovician around 470 Ma, with later research revealing a possible Cambrian origin. The crater is at the bottom of the sea a ...

                                               

Newporte crater

Newporte is a meteorite crater in North Dakota, United States. It is 3.2 km in diameter and the age is estimated to be less than 500 million years Cambrian or younger. The crater is not exposed at the surface.

                                               

Nicholson crater

Nicholson is a meteorite crater in the Northwest Territories, Canada. It is 12.5 kilometres 7.8 mi in diameter and the age is estimated to be less than 400 million years Devonian or earlier. The crater is not exposed at the surface.

                                               

Obolon crater

Obolon crater is a 20 km diameter buried meteorite impact crater situated about 200 km southeast of Kiev in Ukraine. The site has been drilled, which revealed the presence of shocked minerals and impact melt rock; the high chlorine content of the ...

                                               

Ontario Highway 541

Secondary Highway 541, commonly referred to as Highway 541, was a provincially maintained secondary highway in the Canadian province of Ontario. The highway connected Highway 17 in Sudbury with the community of Skead on the southern shores of Lak ...

                                               

Paasselka

Paasselka is an oval-shaped lake formed in an eroded impact crater in Southern Savonia, Finland. The lake, which is a part of Orivesi, which is in turn part of the Greater Saimaa, is devoid of islands which makes it different from other lakes in ...

                                               

Piccaninny crater

Piccaninny crater is an impact structure, the eroded remnant of a former impact crater, situated in northern Western Australia in the Kimberley region. It was named after Piccaninny Creek and lies within the Purnululu National Park.

                                               

Pilot crater

Pilot crater is an impact crater in the Northwest Territories, Canada, just north of the Alberta border and near Fort Smith. It is 6 kilometres in diameter and the age is estimated to be 445 ± 2 million years. The crater contains Pilot Lake, a pr ...

                                               

Pingualuit crater

The Pingualuit Crater, formerly called the "Chubb Crater" and later the "New Quebec Crater", is a young impact crater, by geological standards, located on the Ungava Peninsula, in the administrative region of Nord-du-Quebec, in Quebec, Canada. It ...

                                               

Presquile crater

Presquile is a meteorite crater in the territory equivalent to a regional county municipality of Jamesie in the Nord-du-Quebec region of Quebec, Canada, located about 3 kilometres south of the city of Chapais. It is 24 kilometres 15 mi in diamete ...

                                               

Puchezh-Katunki crater

Puchezh-Katunki is a meteor crater located in the Nizhny Novgorod Oblast of the Volga Federal District, Russia. It is 80 km in diameter and is estimated to be 167 ± 3 million years old, placing it in the Middle Jurassic. The crater is not exposed ...

                                               

Ragozinka crater

Ragozinka is a meteorite crater in the Urals in Russia. It is 9 km in diameter and the age is estimated to be 46 ± 3 million years old Eocene. The crater is not exposed at the surface.

                                               

Red Wing crater

Red Wing or Red Wing Creek structure is a meteor crater located in McKenzie County, North Dakota, about 24 km southwest of Watford City, North Dakota, United States. The crater is not exposed to the surface, but was discovered using seismic techn ...

                                               

Rio Cuarto craters

The Rio Cuarto craters are a purported group of impact craters located in Cordoba Province, Argentina. Research published in 2002 indicates that they are more likely a result of Aeolian processes.

                                               

Ritland crater

The Ritland crater is an impact crater at Ritland farm in Hjelmeland municipality in eastern Rogaland county, Norway. The crater is about 15 kilometres east of the village of Hjelmelandsvågen and about 8 kilometres south of the Josenfjorden. The ...

                                               

Rock Elm Disturbance

The Rock Elm Disturbance is an impact crater in Wisconsin, United States, roughly 40 kilometres southwest of Menomonie. The disturbance is named for Rock Elm, Wisconsin, a nearby community.

                                               

Roter Kamm crater

Roter Kamm is a meteorite crater, located in the Sperrgebiet, within the Namibian section of the Namib Desert, approximately 80 kilometres north of Oranjemund and 12 kilometres southwest of Aurus Mountain in the ǁKaras Region. The crater is 2.5 k ...

                                               

Saaksjarvi

Saaksjarvi is a lake in Kokemaki, Satakunta, western Finland, east from the town of Pori. The lake is notable because it overlies an impact crater. The crater is 5 kilometres 3 mi in diameter and is completely buried under the lake and is not vis ...

                                               

Saint Martin crater

Saint Martin is an impact crater in Manitoba, Canada. It is located in the northern part of the Rural Municipality of Grahamdale, northwest of Lake St. Martin. The crater is 40 km 25 mi in diameter and its age was determined to be 227.8 ± 1.1 mil ...

                                               

Santa Fe impact structure

The Santa Fe impact structure is an eroded remnant of a bolide impact crater in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains northeast of Santa Fe, New Mexico. The discovery was made in 2005 by a geologist who noticed shatter cones in the rocks in a decades-ol ...

                                               

Serpent Mound crater

Serpent Mound crater, also known as the Serpent Mound Disturbance, is an eroded meteorite impact crater in Ohio, United States. It lies largely in Adams County, with the northern part mostly in Highland County, except for a small northeast part i ...

                                               

Shoemaker crater

Shoemaker is an impact structure, the deeply eroded remnant of a former impact crater, situated in arid central Western Australia, about 100 km north-northeast of Wiluna. It is named in honour of planetary geologist Eugene Shoemaker.

                                               

Sierra Madera crater

Sierra Madera crater is a meteorite crater in southwestern Pecos County, Texas, United States. The central peak of the rebound structure of the impact crater rises 793 ft above the surrounding land. The peak is visible from U.S. Highway 385 betwe ...

                                               

Siljan (lake)

Siljan, in Dalarna in central Sweden, is Swedens sixth largest lake. The cumulative area of Siljan and the adjacent, smaller lakes Orsasjon and Insjon is 354 km 2. Siljan reaches a maximum depth of 134 m, and its surface is situated 161 m above s ...

                                               

Siljan Ring

The Siljan Ring is a prehistoric impact crater in Dalarna, central Sweden. It is one of the 15 largest known impact craters on Earth and the largest in Europe, with a diameter of about 52 kilometres. The impact that created the Siljan Ring occurr ...

                                               

Slate Islands (Ontario)

The Slate Islands archipelago is formed of two main islands, five minor islands and numerous islets located in northern Lake Superior, 10 kilometres south of the town of Terrace Bay. The islands were created by a meteorite impact which formed a c ...

                                               

Spider crater

Spider is an impact structure, the deeply eroded remnant of a former impact crater, situated in the Kimberley Region of northern Western Australia, 18 km east of the Mount Barnett Roadhouse on the Gibb River Road. Due to very rugged terrain the s ...

                                               

Steen River crater

Steen River is an impact structure in Alberta, Canada. It is 25 km in diameter and the age is estimated to be 91 ± 7 million years. The crater is not exposed at the surface. The crater was partially eroded prior to burial, and lies under 200 m of ...

                                               

Steinheim crater

The Steinheim crater is a meteorite crater in Steinheim am Albuch, Heidenheim County, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. The crater is located at the northeastern end of the Swabian Alb near the much larger Nordlinger Ries crater and was most probably f ...

                                               

Strangways crater

Strangways is a large impact structure, the eroded remnant of a former impact crater, located in the Northern Territory of Australia about 65 kilometres east-south-east of the town of Mataranka. It was named after the nearby Strangways River. The ...

                                               

Suvasvesi

Suvasvesi is a lake in Eastern Finland near the town of Kuopio. Suvasvesi consists of two circular open lakes, Kuukkarinselka in north and Haapaselka in south. The lakes are separated by a group of islands. The lake has 688 islands in total. The ...

                                               

Tenoumer crater

The crater is located in the western Sahara Desert. It is 1.9 km 1.2 mi in diameter and the age is estimated to be 21.400 ± 9.700 years old, placing it in the Pleistocene epoch. The crater is exposed at the surface and is nearly circular. Edges o ...

                                               

Tookoonooka crater

Tookoonooka is a large meteorite impact crater situated in South West Queensland, Australia. It lies deeply buried within Mesozoic sedimentary rocks of the Eromanga Basin and is not visible at the surface.

                                               

Tvaren

Tvaren is a circular bay close to Studsvik, Sweden. The bay lies above an ancient buried impact crater about 2 km in diameter. The crater is estimated to be about 455 million years old. Asteroid 7771 Tvaren is named after the bay.

                                               

Upheaval Dome

Upheaval Dome is an impact structure, the deeply eroded bottom-most remnants of an impact crater, in Canyonlands National Park southwest of the city of Moab, Utah, in the United States. The crater is located in the Island in the Sky section of th ...

                                               

Veevers crater

Veevers crater is an impact crater located on a flat desert plain between the Great Sandy and Gibson Deserts in the center of the state of Western Australia. The site is very remote and difficult to visit. The crater was discovered from the air i ...

                                               

Viewfield crater

Viewfield is an impact crater in Saskatchewan, Canada. It is 2.5 km in diameter and the age is estimated to be 190 ± 20 million years Early Jurassic or Late Triassic. The crater is not exposed at the surface.

                                               

Wabar craters

The Wabar craters are impact craters located in Saudi Arabia first brought to the attention of Western scholars by British Arabist, explorer, writer and Colonial Office intelligence officer St John Philby, who discovered them while searching for ...

                                               

Wells Creek crater

Wells Creek is an impact crater located near Cumberland City, Tennessee. It is 7.5 miles in diameter and the age is estimated to be 200 ± 100 Ma, placing it in the Jurassic or a neighboring period. The crater is exposed to the surface. The center ...

                                               

West Hawk crater

West Hawk is a meteorite crater in Manitoba, Canada. It is 2.44 km in diameter and the age is estimated to be 351 ± 20 million years Mississippian. The crater lies beneath the main central portion of West Hawk Lake in Whiteshell Provincial Park, ...

                                               

Wetumpka crater

The Wetumpka impact crater is the only confirmed impact crater in Alabama, United States. It is located east of downtown Wetumpka in Elmore County. The crater is 4.7 miles in diameter and its age is estimated to be about 85 million years old, bas ...

                                               

Whitecourt crater

Whitecourt crater is a meteorite impact crater in central Alberta, Canada. It is located approximately 10 km southeast of the Town of Whitecourt within Woodlands County. The crater was found by Sonny Stevens, a resident of Whitecourt, on July 3, ...

                                               

Wolfe Creek Crater

It is accessed via the Tanami Road 150 km 93 mi south of the town of Halls Creek. The crater is central to the Wolfe Creek Meteorite Crater National Park. The crater averages about 875 metres 2.871 ft in diameter, 60 metres 200 ft from rim to pre ...

                                               

Woodleigh crater

Woodleigh is a large meteorite impact crater in Western Australia, centred on Woodleigh Station east of Shark Bay, Gascoyne region. A team of four scientists at the Geological Survey of Western Australia and the Australian National University, le ...

                                               

Zapadnaya crater

Zapadnaya is an impact crater in Ukraine near the village of Bilylivka in the South-Easternmost edge of Zhytomyr Oblast and near the very border of Vinnytsia Oblast. It is situated in the North-Western part of Ukrainian crystalline shield. It is ...

                                               

Zeleny Gai crater

Zeleny Gai is an impact crater in Ukraine. It is 3.5 km 2.2 mi in diameter and the age is estimated to be 80 ± 20 million years Upper Cretaceous. The crater is not exposed at the surface.

                                               

Bloody Creek crater

Bloody Creek crater, which is also known as the Bloody Creek structure, is a 420-by-350-meter in diameter elliptical feature that is located in southwestern Nova Scotia, Canada. It is argued to be either a possible extraterrestrial impact crater ...

                                               

Bow City crater

The Bow City crater is a potential meteorite impact crater located in southern Alberta, Canada. The 8-kilometre-wide 5.0 mi crater was discovered in 2012 by Wei Xie of the University of Alberta. The crater is estimated to have formed approximatel ...

                                               

Charity Shoal crater

The Charity Shoal crater is a 1.2–1.4 kilometers in diameter circular feature that lies submerged beneath the northeast end of Lake Ontario about 12 kilometers southwest of Wolfe Island, and 25 kilometers south of Kingston, Ontario at about latit ...