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Top 5 Impressive Craters on Earth

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Manicouagan Crater
51°23′N 68°42′W

 Manicouagan Crater is one of the oldest impact craters on earth, and is situated in the Cote-Nord region in Quebec, Canada.

It is estimated to have been created over 215 million years ago, by a 5km (3.1mi) diameter asteroid. T

he crater is a 100km (60mi) diameter, multi ringed structure, with the most prominent feature being a circular lake, about 70km (43.4mi) in diameter.

This crater also forms the largest in an array of craters believed to be a multiple impact event.

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