Thursday, August 13, 2009

Asteroid Impacts As Seen From Space

Earth gets hit by space rocks all the time, but in the distant past some of them were quite large. The one shown is a crater in Canada, now ringed by a big lake.

Wired Science has a photo feature of quite a few such craters, including the one in Arizona. What's surprising is how many such craters are in Australia and Canada.

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