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Culture Amguid Impact Crater

Amguid crater is an impact crater located in a remote and inaccessible region of southwestern Algeria. The crater cannot be approached by car because of the rocky terrain. The nearest inhabited place……

Culture The Pseudocraters of Iceland

A pseudocrater looks like a true volcanic crater, but is not. These distinctive landforms are created when flowing hot lava crosses over a wet surface, such as a swamp, a lake, or a pond causing an ex……

Culture Kaali Meteorite Crater

The Kaali Meteorite Crater is located in the village of Kaali on the Estonian island of Saaremaa, 18km from its capital Kuressaare. It was the last giant meteorite to fall into a densely populated are……

Culture The Volcanic Crater of Xico

Cerro de Xico or the Hill of Xico lies at the extreme southern end of Mexico City in the municipality of Xico within the Chichinautzin volcanic field. Cerro de Xico isnt actually a hill, as evident fr……

Culture Amguid Impact Crater

Amguid crater is an impact crater located in a remote and inaccessible region of southwestern Algeria. The crater cannot be approached by car because of the rocky terrain. The nearest inhabited place……

Culture Kamil Crater: A Meteorite Impact Crater Found with Google Earth

In 2008, a team of researchers sifting through images captured by satellites and available for viewing through the Google Earth program discovered what happens to be one of the best-preserved, and amo……

Culture Wolfe Creek Crater, Australia

Wolfe Creek Crater is a well-preserved meteorite impact crater located in the flat plains of the northeastern edge of the Great Sandy Desert in Western Australia, some 150 km south of the town of Hall……

Culture Pingualuit Impact Crater in Canada

In the far north of Quebec, a province in Canada, lies an exceptional natural wonder a circular lake of blue waters confined within the walls of an ancient but well-preserved meteorite crater. Largel……

Culture Kaali Meteorite Crater

The Kaali Meteorite Crater is located in the village of Kaali on the Estonian island of Saaremaa, 18km from its capital Kuressaare. It was the last giant meteorite to fall into a densely populated are……

Culture The Volcanic Crater of Xico

Cerro de Xico or the Hill of Xico lies at the extreme southern end of Mexico City in the municipality of Xico within the Chichinautzin volcanic field. Cerro de Xico isnt actually a hill, as evident fr……

Culture The Incredible Barringer Meteor Crater of Arizona

About 50,000 years ago, a rock fragment broke away from the asteroid belt and hurtled towards earth. The rock, composed of nickel and iron, was about 50 meters across and weighed 300,000 tons. It was……

Culture Kamil Crater: A Meteorite Impact Crater Found with Google Earth

In 2008, a team of researchers sifting through images captured by satellites and available for viewing through the Google Earth program discovered what happens to be one of the best-preserved, and amo……

Culture Wolfe Creek Crater, Australia

Wolfe Creek Crater is a well-preserved meteorite impact crater located in the flat plains of the northeastern edge of the Great Sandy Desert in Western Australia, some 150 km south of the town of Hall……

Culture Pingualuit Impact Crater in Canada

In the far north of Quebec, a province in Canada, lies an exceptional natural wonder a circular lake of blue waters confined within the walls of an ancient but well-preserved meteorite crater. Largel……

Culture Waw an Namus: An Oasis in a Volcanic Crater

Waw an Namus is an extinct volcanic crater located in one of the remotest destinations in Libya, deep in the Sahara desert almost at its geographic center. Waw n-Namus volcanic field is about 4 km wid……

Culture Al Wahbah Crater: A Pearly White Crater in Saudi Arabia

The Al Wahaba crater (also spelled Al Waba) is located in the Saudi Arabian desert, 254 km from Taif on the western edge of the Hafer Kishb basalt plateau, which contains many volcanic cones. This pho……

Culture The Incredible Barringer Meteor Crater of Arizona

About 50,000 years ago, a rock fragment broke away from the asteroid belt and hurtled towards earth. The rock, composed of nickel and iron, was about 50 meters across and weighed 300,000 tons. It was……

Culture Nordlingen - The town inside a meteorite crater

The town of Nordlingen in the Donau-Ries district of Bavaria, Germany, is unlike any other town in the district. In fact, it's unlike any other town on the whole planet. This pretty medieval town, wit……