Australia- New Meteor Crater                 
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Geology Exploration Using Google Earth  
Roger Weller, geology instructor 
(
wellerr@cochise.edu )

last edited:  8/26/16      7 views

For views of other metorite impact craters on Earth, click here:  HERE

A project that I have working on for a long is a search for undiscovered meteorite impact craters
on Earth.  This particular feature that I found in Northwest Australia looks like a very good candidate
for a meteor impact.   Currently, this structure is not listed on the meteor crater database.

l
ocation in Northwest Australia



closer view of location


 

unaltered view of crater from Google Earth



same view, but digitally enhanced by contrast and sharpness
crater radius:  2.44 kilometers        latitude:  -18.885     longitude:  124.834



unaltered inclined view from Google Earth



same view, but digitally enhanced by contrast and sharpness



a closer enhanced view of the central area of the crater



Just credit photos to Google Earth/R.Weller/Cochise College.
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