Craters on Earth: Lonar Crater

Panoramic view of Lonar Crater

Lonar Crater, also known as Lonar Lake, is a notified National Geographic Heritage Monument. It is a Soda and Salt Lake located at Lonar in Buldhana District, Maharashtra, India. Lonar Crater is an impact crater caused by a meteorite collision. It is one of the four known impact craters in Basaltic rock … Read more

Barringer Crater

Panoramic view of Barringer Crater

In the solar system, impact craters are the dominant geographic features of many solid solar system objects such as the Moon, Ganymede, Callisto, and other small asteroids. Some planets and moons experience surface geological processes such as Earth, Europa, Venus, and Titan. Due to erosion, the impact craters are buried or transformed … Read more

What Are The Top 10 Craters On Earth

What Are The Top 10 Craters On Earth

A depression formed by the hypervelocity impact of a smaller body on the surface of a planet, moon, or other solid body in the solar system is known as an impact crater. Volcanic craters, on the other hand, are formed due to the internal collapse or explosion of the planet. Impact craters … Read more