All craters, great and small
Meteorites colliding with earth leave craters of many sizes, which often provide clues to how they formed.
Topic: Earth Science
Keywords: Astrogeology, Astrophysics, Collisions (Astrophysics), Earth (Planet)--Surface, Meteorite craters, Meteorites
One of Earth's largest intact meteorite craters, Wolf Creek Crater was long known only to the Djaru Aborigines, who called it Kandimalal.
This fragment is a tiny piece of Hoba, the largest intact meteorite ever found on Earth.
This rock sample, found at Wells Creek Crater, is called a shatter cone.
Although Odessa Crater is unimpressive, and almost completely filled in with sediments, local residents once hoped it might attract tourists.