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Meteor Crater in Xinjian Meteor Crater in Xinjian
Nota (0-5): None
Arquivo: [Earth

I think it's not a volcano crater but a meteor crater. diameter: 7 km

meteor all over the world meteor all over the world
Nota (0-5): 3.56
Arquivo: [Earth]

Meteor craters
A SELECTION OF OVER 60 METEORCRATERS AND IMPACTS ON EARTH


Wilkes Land crater Wilkes Land crater
Nota (0-5): 3.00
Arquivo: [Earth]

This a recently found large crater in Antarctica, that was created by a 50 kilometres wide space rock 250 million years ago, and contributed to, or caused the Permian-Triassic extinction, the greatest mass extinction on Earth.
The crater is about 500 kilometres wide, and is now buried beneath 1 kilometre of ice. It was found by looking at differences in density that show up in gravity me...

Darwin Crater Darwin Crater
Date Posted: May 28th, 2006
Nota (0-5): None
Arquivo: [Earth]

Darwin Crater was discovered in 1972 by Ramsay J. Ford. The crater lies 26 km south of Queenstown Tasmania.
The crater was formed by a 20 - 50 m diameter asteroid that struck the Earth approximately 730,000 +/- 40,000 years ago.
The crater has a diameter of 1.2km and is 230 metres deep. It was a lake until about 30 000 years ago, today it is filled with sediment. The crater is ass...

26000 Meteorite Impacts from Around the World 26000 Meteorite Impacts from Around the World
Nota (0-5): 3.57
Arquivo: [Earth]

Depicted in this file are over 26,000 meteorite hits from around the world showing:
1- Name
2- Type(stone,iron ect)
2- Coordinates:
3- Where They Find or Fall:
4- Date:When Recovered
5- Recovered Weight:
6- Group
7- Petrologic type: (example: Hexahedrite -Pallasite, Ataxite,ect)
8- Shock stage
9- Weathering grade
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Russian 2002 Meteor. Russian 2002 Meteor.
Nota (0-5): 2.00
Arquivo: [Earth]

NEWS RELEASE
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U S satellites detected the impact of a bolide near Bodiabo in Siberia at 16:48:56 UTC on 24 September 2002.<> The object was simultaneously detected by b...

 St. Magnus Bay Crater St. Magnus Bay Crater
Nota (0-5): 3.00
Arquivo: [Earth]

A possible impact crater site is the feature known as St. Magnus Bay in the Shetland Islands.
A massive impact seems to be the cause for the peculiar shape of the bay.
It has a diameter of eleven kilometres and is about 165m deep, which is very deep for the coastal waters in the region. The crater is oval in shape because of the east-west geological compression that the area...

Kebira Crater Kebira Crater
Nota (0-5): 3.17
Arquivo: [Earth

The crater is about 19 miles (31 kilometers) wide, more than twice as big as the next largest Saharan crater known. The timing of the impact has not been determined.

The impact that carved Kebira might have created an extensive field of yellow-green silica fragments, known as desert glass and found on the surface between the giant dunes of the Great Sand Sea in southwestern Egypt...

Mahuika crater Mahuika crater
Nota (0-5): 4.00
Arquivo: [Earth

Mahuika crater is a submarine bolide impact crater, 20±2 kilometres wide and over 153 meters deep, on the New Zealand continental shelf, named for the Maori god of fire.
Researchers have found evidence from an Ice Core indicating that the large Impact occurred circa 1443 A.D.
Samples taken from the West Antarctic Siple Dome ice core that date between 1440 and 1448 A.D. show high ...

Umm al Binni crater Umm al Binni crater
Nota (0-5): 1.50
Arquivo: [Earth

This is perhaps the site of a devastating meteor impact in the Middle East.
The catastrophic effect from which could explain the mystery of why so many early cultures went into sudden decline around 2300 BC.
Today's crater lies on what would have been shallow sea 4,000 years ago, and any impact would have caused devastating fires and flooding.
The near circular, ~3.4 km-d...

Odessa crater Odessa crater
Nota (0-5): 4.00
Arquivo: [Earth]

The Odessa crater was formed by a spectacular collision with our planet of an iron meteorite 63,500 years ago.
The Odessa meteorite, named after the town ten miles southwest in western Texas not far from the southeastern corner of New Mexico carved out five clustered craters, four small ones and a larger one. The largest is about 525 feet across and nearly 100 feet deep.

Sirente crater Sirente crater
Nota (0-5): None
Arquivo: [Earth

The Sirente crater field of more than 20 extremely well preserved structures was discovered during the late 1990s and was originally though to be due to a very recent meteoritic impact (about 1500 years ago).
However, further investigations now points to it being a water reservoir for human pastoral activity. Another plausible alternative is that it is periglacial feature (i.e. Pingo).< td>

Eltanin Crater Eltanin Crater
Nota (0-5): None
Arquivo: [Earth

A 1-4 km diameter asteroid splashed into the Southern Ocean, 1500 km SW of Chile at a time that saw the emergence of modern humans.
The Eltanin crater is located in the Bellinghausen Sea, and occurred 2.15±0.5 Million years ago The Eltanin Impact Layer asteroidal debris found within that was first discovered as an Iridium anomaly in 1981. In 2004 a possible source crater was found und...

West Hawk Lake West Hawk Lake
Nota (0-5): None
Arquivo: [Earth

West Hawk Lake basin is a metorite impact structure; popular with SCUBA enthusiasts, deepest point is 110 meters.

Bjurbole meteorite fall Bjurbole meteorite fall
Nota (0-5): 5.00
Arquivo: [Earth

Bjurbole is the biggest recent meteorite fall found in Finland so far. This meteorite broke into many pieces when it hits the sea ice in the gulf of Finland, on the 12 March 1899.
328 kg of material were recovered from 8 meters deep (0.4 meter ice 0.5 meter water and 7 meters mud) by divers. The meteorite had made a 4 meter wide hole in the ice, and mud was spread over a 24 x 33 m wide...

Earth Impact Database CPJ Earth Impact Database CPJ
Nota (0-5): 3.00
Arquivo: [Earth]

Impacts by extraterrestrial bodies

Mjolnir Impact Crater Mjolnir Impact Crater
Nota (0-5): 3.00
Arquivo: [Earth]

Mjolnir Crater is a recently discovered ringed structure about 24 miles wide on the floor of the Barents Sea. It is the result of the impact, roughly 142.0 ± 2.6 million years ago (Lower Cretaceous), of a 1 -3 Km wide asteroid-like body.
Estimates indicate that the energy released in the impact could have been as high as a million megatons of TNT, resulting in immense (7.7 to 8.7 magn...

Gravel pits in Corsica Gravel pits in Corsica
Nota (0-5): None
Arquivo: [Earth

Gravel pits and little lake of the Corsica south _near Porto-vecchio

Calderon Hondo Calderon Hondo
Nota (0-5): 3.57
Arquivo: [Earth]

Deep Crater. Volcano Calderon Hondo in the Island of Fuerteventura

Some Meteors Craters in the world. Some Meteors Craters in the world.
Nota (0-5): 3.29
Arquivo: [Earth]

Some Meteors Craters.

Azuara Crater Azuara Crater
Nota (0-5): None
Arquivo: [Earth]

The 35-40-km diameter Azuara impact structure is located in northeast Spain roughly 50 km south of Zaragoza. Its age is estimated to be Upper Eocene or Oligocene, though ages of 130 and 40 Million years have been offered. It is possible that Azuara and the close by Rubiela de la Cérida impact craters formed during the same event.

Impact crater In Tocantins - Brazil Impact crater In Tocantins - Brazil
Nota (0-5): 3.67
Arquivo: [Earth

Impact crater In Tocantins - Uma cratera provocada pelo choque de um meteoro com a Terra no estado do Tocantins, Brasil.

Tagish Lake meteorite Tagish Lake meteorite
Nota (0-5): 2.00
Arquivo: [Earth

This exceptionally long and bright fireball was seen throughout the Yukon, Northern British Columbia, parts of Alaska, and the Northwest Territories.
Pieces of the 56-metric-ton meteorite rained down over a wide area of Canada on January 18, 2000, at approximately 16:43 UT (08:43 PST local).
Many pieces landed on the frozen Tagish Lake, allowing scientists to recover numerous samp...

Silverpit crater Silverpit crater
Nota (0-5): 2.50
Arquivo: [Earth]

The Silverpit crater in the North Sea was discovered in 2002 during a seismic oil exploration .
The crater is about 2.4 km wide and surrounded by a set of concentric rings, which extend to about 10 km away from its centre.
Its age is thought to be about 65 million years old, roughly coincident with the formation of the Chicxulub Crater.
The crater currently lies below a ...

Volcano on Galappagos Islands Volcano on Galappagos Islands
Nota (0-5): None
Arquivo: [Earth

Here you see a high resolution picture of a Volcan on the Galappagos Islands.
Galappagos Island is the Home of the famous big Turtles, they can become over 100 years old.

Ilopango caldera,  El Salvador. Ilopango caldera, El Salvador.
Nota (0-5): None
Arquivo: [Earth

Ilopango is a caldera that formed in 260 A.D. Ash from this explosive eruption covered much of central El Salvador. Lake Ilopango fills part of the caldera. Islas Quemadas, a volcanic dome, formed within the caldera in 1879-1880. Periods of dome extrusion coincided with tidal forces. Earthquake swarms preceded each extrusion.

Bedout Crater Bedout Crater
Nota (0-5): None
Arquivo: [Earth

A 180 km wide crater, called Bedout, off the northwestern coast of Australia was caused by an asteroidal impactor (estimated the size of Mt. Everest) that struck 250.1 +/- 1 million years ago forming the Permian/Triassic boundary (end of the Paleozoic) .
This event is sometimes known as `the Great Dying`, because 97% of all life became extinct.
This was one of the worst events in...

Lake Chiemsee strewnfield Lake Chiemsee strewnfield
Nota (0-5): 2.00
Arquivo: [Earth

A strewnfield of craters around Lake Chiemsee, in south-east Bavaria, which may have been caused by fragments of a huge comet that broke up in the Earth’s atmosphere.
More than 80 craters were found in an elliptical area 36 miles long and 17 wide, ranging in size from 10 to 1,215 feet across. The largest, filled with water, now formed Lake Tuttensee.
Evidence from ancient tree rin...

Mount Toondina crater, South Australia. Mount Toondina crater, South Australia.
Nota (0-5): 2.50
Arquivo: [Earth

Mount Toondina crater, South Australia. Mount Toondina crater is 4 km in diameter and the age is estimated to be less than 110 million years.

The Crater of Sagittarius, Istanbul, Turkey The Crater of Sagittarius, Istanbul, Turkey
Nota (0-5): 4.00
Arquivo: [Earth

A Crater resembling the "Sagittarius" in Istanbul.

Chicxulub Crater Chicxulub Crater
Nota (0-5): 3.22
Arquivo: [Earth]

Natural wells that delimit the famous crater that might cause dinosaur extintion

Chiyli impact crater Kazakhstan. Chiyli impact crater Kazakhstan.
Nota (0-5): 3.50
Arquivo: [Earth

Chiyli impact crater Kazakhstan.The crater is 5.5 km in diameter and is estimated to be 46 million years old.

Kara-Kul crater lake Tajikistan. Kara-Kul crater lake Tajikistan.
Nota (0-5): None
Arquivo: [Earth

Kara-Kul crater lake Tajikistan. The crater is 52 km in diameter and is estimated to be less than 5 million years old.

Aorounga impact crater, Chad, Africa. Aorounga impact crater, Chad, Africa.
Nota (0-5): 4.00
Arquivo: [Earth

Aorounga impact crater, Chad, Africa. It is 12.6 km in diameter and is estimated to be less than 345 million years old.

Roter Kamm meteorite crater Namibia. Roter Kamm meteorite crater Namibia.
Nota (0-5): 3.60
Arquivo: [Earth

Roter Kamm meteorite crater Namibia. Over 2.5 km in diameter and 130 meters, the age is estimated to be 3.7 million years.

Ngurdoto Crater, Tanzania Ngurdoto Crater, Tanzania
Nota (0-5): 4.00
Arquivo: [Earth

The crater is 20 km in diameter and 100 m deep. Ngurdoto Crater is surrounded by forest whilst the crater floor is a swamp.

Acraman crater Acraman crater
Nota (0-5): 3.33
Arquivo: [Earth

Acraman crater South Australia , is an impact crater that is believed to have formed 590 million years ago during the Ediacaran period.

Boxhole crater Boxhole crater
Nota (0-5): 3.00
Arquivo: [Earth

Boxhole crater, Northern Territory, Australia. 170 meters in diameter its estimated to be 54,000 years old, placing it near the end of the Pleistocene.

Shoemaker crater Shoemaker crater
Nota (0-5): 3.50
Arquivo: [Earth

Shoemaker crater is a meteor crater in Western Australia. Originally called Teague crater, it was renamed after the late planetary scientist Eugene Shoemaker.

Earth Impact Structures - South America Earth Impact Structures - South America
Nota (0-5): 5.00
Arquivo: [Earth]

These are the confirmed impact structures on the continent of South America.

Instructions:
- Doubleclick on a folder to see an overview of the structure.
- Click on the placemark to see the description of the structure.
- Doubleclick on the 'size indicator' to see the estimated size of the structure.

Earth Impact Structures - North America Earth Impact Structures - North America
Nota (0-5): 3.50
Arquivo: [Earth]

These are the confirmed impact structures on the continent of North America.

Instructions:
- Doubleclick on a folder to see an overview of the structure.
- Click on the placemark to see the description of the structure.
- Doubleclick on the 'size indicator' to see the estimated size of the structure.

Earth Impact Structures - Europe Earth Impact Structures - Europe
Nota (0-5): 3.33
Arquivo: [Earth]

These are the confirmed impact structures on the continent of Europe.

Instructions:
- Doubleclick on a folder to see an overview of the structure.
- Click on the placemark to see the description of the structure.
- Doubleclick on the 'size indicator' to see the estimated size of the structure.

Earth Impact Structures - Australia Earth Impact Structures - Australia
Nota (0-5): None
Arquivo: [Earth]

These are the confirmed impact structures on the continent of Australia.

Instructions:
- Doubleclick on a folder to see an overview of the structure.
- Click on the placemark to see the description of the structure.
- Doubleclick on the 'size indicator' to see the estimated size of the structure.

Earth Impact Structures - Asia Earth Impact Structures - Asia
Nota (0-5): 5.00
Arquivo: [Earth]

These are the confirmed impact structures on the continent of Asia.

Instructions:
- Doubleclick on a folder to see an overview of the structure.
- Click on the placemark to see the description of the structure.
- Doubleclick on the 'size indicator' to see the estimated size of the structure.

Earth Impact Structures - Africa Earth Impact Structures - Africa
Nota (0-5): 5.00
Arquivo: [Earth]

These are the confirmed impact structures on the continent of Africa.

Instructions:
- Doubleclick on a folder to see an overview of the structure.
- Click on the placemark to see the description of the structure.
- Doubleclick on the 'size indicator' to see the estimated size of the structure.

Amboy Crater, Mojave Desert, CA Amboy Crater, Mojave Desert, CA
Nota (0-5): 3.40
Arquivo: [Earth

Nice crater in the Mojave desert in California.
Additional info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amboy_Crater

Barringer Meteorite Crater, Arizona Barringer Meteorite Crater, Arizona
Downloads: 1,224
Date Posted: August 27th, 2005
Nota (0-5): 3.29
Arquivo: [Earth

It is one of the best-preserved meteorite craters on Earth.

Crater in South India Crater in South India
Nota (0-5): 3.50
Arquivo: [Earth

Check out this crater where there are no reported Meteor or Volcanic craters.



A big underwater crater, Bahamas A big underwater crater, Bahamas
Nota (0-5): 3.33
Arquivo: [Earth

Here I found an underwater crater. This supports the thesis of the methane gas bubble in this area. 80m x 100m (!)

Wolfe Creek Meteorite Crater, Australia Wolfe Creek Meteorite Crater, Australia
Nota (0-5): 3.60
Arquivo: [Earth

Australia has some of the best examples of meteorite impact sites anywhere in the world and Wolfe Creek Crater, Western Australia, is one of the most spectacular. The floor lies 55 metres below the rim of the crater, and although partly buried by windblown sand, the rim of the crater rises to 25 metres above the surrounding plain.

I thought it was the second largest in the world bu...

Crater on Madagascar Crater on Madagascar
Nota (0-5): 3.60
Arquivo: [Earth

Crater on Madagascar

Spider Spider
Nota (0-5): 3.50
Arquivo: [Earth

Some craters have been almost completely eroded away. Spider Crater in Australia, 13 km across, is over 600 million years old. It is barely recognizable as an impact structure.

Talemzane Talemzane
Nota (0-5): None
Arquivo: [Earth

It is 1.75 km in diameter and the age is estimated to be less than three million years and is probably Pliocene. The crater is not exposed to the surface.

Tenoumer Tenoumer
Nota (0-5): 3.00
Arquivo: [Earth

Tenoumer is a meteor crater in Mauritania.
It is 1.9 km in diameter and the age is estimated to be 21,400 ± 9,700 years placing it in the Pleistocene. The crater is exposed to the surface.

Clearwater Lakes Clearwater Lakes
Nota (0-5): 3.00
Arquivo: [Earth

These twin circular lakes (large dark features) were formed simultaneously by the impact of an asteroidal pair which slammed into the planet approximately 290 million years ago. The lakes are located near the eastern shore of Hudson Bay within the Canadian Shield in a region of generally low relief in northern Quebec province. Notice that the larger western structure contains a ring of islands ...

New Quebec New Quebec
Nota (0-5): 3.60
Arquivo: [Earth

This aerial view looks west over the 250-meter-deep circular lake that fills the New Quebec Crater, a relatively large, well-preserved crater. The interior topography of the crater is covered by lake sediments that inhibit a determination of whether the structure has a small central uplift. The rocks involved in this impact event are ancient and strongly deformed gneisses of the Precambrian shi...

Crater Lake, OR Crater Lake, OR
Nota (0-5): 3.38
Arquivo: [Earth

This Carater is an extict volcano named Mazama, which was 12,000 ft. tall seven thousand years ago. An eruption cuase the whole volacno to collaspes froming crater lake.

Secondary Crater on Volcano Secondary Crater on Volcano
Nota (0-5): 3.50
Arquivo: [Earth

Tiatia volcano in the Kuril Islands. The second crater is perhaps an 'explosion vent'.
(SOURCE)

Lake Bosumtwi (Bosumtwe) Lake Bosumtwi (Bosumtwe)
Nota (0-5): 5.00
Arquivo: [Earth

This lake is a flooded meteorite crater in Ghana, approximately 8km across. The impact crater is estimated to be 1.3 million years old. The lake is considered to be sacred by the 'Ashanti', where their dead go to farewell their god Twi.

Pilot impact crater Pilot impact crater
Nota (0-5): 2.80
Arquivo: [Earth

Hard to see that this is an impact crater, but it really is. It is 445 Million years old

A great blue hole in the ocean A great blue hole in the ocean
Nota (0-5): 3.25
Arquivo: [Earth

A crater, volcano or whatever - its a hole in the ocean.

Upheaval Dome Crater (with overlay) Upheaval Dome Crater (with overlay)
Nota (0-5): 3.60
Arquivo: [Earth

10 Km crater formed by meteorite impact 170 million years ago.

Noerdlinger Ries impact crater, Germany Noerdlinger Ries impact crater, Germany
Nota (0-5): 3.13
Arquivo: [Earth

An almost perfectly circular valley, which is a 14,800,000 years old asteroid impact crater in southern germany. The small town "Nördlingen" is in the center of the depression. For more information see
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/N%C3%B6rdlinger_Ries
http://www.noerdlinger-ries.de/

Arkenu craters Arkenu craters
Nota (0-5): 3.14
Arquivo: [Earth

Nice picture of the Arkenu double impact craters in Libya.

Bosumtwe crater Bosumtwe crater
Nota (0-5): 5.00
Arquivo: [Earth

Big impact crater in Ghana, very interesting formation.

Gosses Bluff Crater, Australia Gosses Bluff Crater, Australia
Nota (0-5): None
Arquivo: [Earth

Impaktcrater Gosses Bluff Northern Territory Australien, Diameter: 22 km, Age: 142,5 Mio Years

Russia A51 - Crater Russia A51 - Crater
Nota (0-5): 3.64
Arquivo: [Earth


Lonar Crater - India Lonar Crater - India
Nota (0-5): 3.36
Arquivo: [Earth

Meteorite crater said to be made by a shooting star in Hindu mythology.
1800m in diameter and 170m deep - claimed to be the biggest of its kind.

Mt Gambier, South Australia Mt Gambier, South Australia
Nota (0-5): 3.20
Arquivo: [Earth

Mount Gambier in South Australia, is an extinct volcano.

Manicouagan Crater Manicouagan Crater
Nota (0-5): 3.50
Arquivo: [Earth

100 Kilometres across, in northern Quebec, it's ne of the oldest impact craters known. Formed during a surely tremendous impact about 200 million years ago. Must have been spectalular.

Weird Russian Crater Weird Russian Crater
Nota (0-5): None
Arquivo: [Earth

A huge Russian Crater....

No idea whats going on here!

Machtesh Ramon, Israel Machtesh Ramon, Israel
Nota (0-5): 4.00
Arquivo: [Earth

Ramon Crater is the largest one one of the three Negev craters. It contains geological formations unparalleled elsewhere in the world. Together with magnificent panorama, it presents a fascinating story of geomorphologic evolution. The Ramon Nature Reserve encompassing the crater and the Negev mountains surrounding it is the largest nature reserve in Israel.

http://mosaic.lk.net/...

Tswaing meteor crater Tswaing meteor crater
Nota (0-5): 3.50
Arquivo: [Earth

Forty kilometers north of Pretoria lies a ring of hills a kilometer in diameter and 100 meters high. These hills are the walls of an impact crater left by an asteroid which hit there some 200 000 years ago. The Tswaing crater is similar in size to the well-known Barringer meteor crater in Arizona. The crater walls at Tswaing were originally about twice as high as they are today.

Meteor Crater Meteor Crater
Nota (0-5): 5.00
Arquivo: [Earth

The largest meteor crator in the US, located in Arizona

Chicxulub Crater Chicxulub Crater
Nota (0-5): 3.00
Arquivo: [Earth]

The most readily-recognizable surface features linked to the Chicxulub Crater on the Yucatan Peninsula (associated with the comet/asteroid impact 65 million years ago that probably contributed to the extinction of the Dinosaurs) is this ring of cenotes (natural circular wells in the limestone). The placemarks are only guides - there are many hundreds of cenotes apparent in the satellite imagery.

      






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