Famous Craters

  • Meteor Crater, USA

    Projectile Diameter: 40 m
    Projectile Density: iron (8000 kg/m3)
    Impact Velocity: 20 km/s
    Impact Angle: 45 degrees
    Target Type: Sedimentary Rock
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  • Tunguska Fireball, Siberia 1908

    Projectile Diameter: 60 m
    Projectile Density: rock (2700 kg/m3)
    Impact Velocity: 20 km/s
    Impact Angle: 45 degrees
    Target Type: Sedimentary Rock
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  • Ries Crater, Germany

    Projectile Diameter: 1500 m
    Projectile Density: rock (2700 kg/m3)
    Impact Velocity: 20 km/s
    Impact Angle: 30 degrees
    Target Type: Crystalline Rock
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  • Chesapeake Bay, USA

    Projectile Diameter: 2300 m
    Projectile Density: rock (2700 kg/m3)
    Impact Velocity: 20 km/s
    Impact Angle: 45 degrees
    Target Type: Water, depth 300 m
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  • Chicxulub, Mexico

    Projectile Diameter: 17500 m
    Projectile Density: rock (2700 kg/m3)
    Impact Velocity: 20 km/s
    Impact Angle: 45 degrees
    Target Type: Water, depth 100 m
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