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The impact crater that destroyed many species discovered

Port Stanley - According to researchers from New York University, a basin in the Falkland Islands shows traits of a large impact crater. This could be the largest ever recorded on the planet and the one responsible for wiping out most of the life on Earth.

Turkmenistan hopes 'Door to Hell' will boost tourism

- Locals call it the Door to Hell, a giant burning pit that has spit out angry flames for more than 40 years, casting a yellow-orange glow into the evening sky.

Massive meteorite crater discovered in Canadian Arctic

Two years ago, a massive crater was found on Canada's Victoria Island. Researchers cannot tell exactly how old it is, but suggest it has been around for over 100 million years. It might also give a better understanding of life so from many years ago.

Moon crater named for Michael Jackson

A crater on the Moon is being designated to be a memorial for Michael Jackson. The crater is located in the Moon's Lake of Dreams and is about 13.5 miles in diameter.

Largest Crater in the Solar System Found

There is a distinct difference between the northern and the southern hemispheres of Mars. The north is a relatively young and smooth lowland basin. The south consists of crater-pitted highlands, up to 8,000 meters higher than anything in the north.

NASA rover reaches first stop in crater

Good rover news. NASA's rover Opportunity has now reached its first stop inside a huge Martian crater and was poised on Thursday to carry out the first of it's science experiments.

After Dust Storms, Mars Rover Set to Enter Giant Crater

After surviving the near fatal dust storms on the red planet, NASA's Opportunity rover is gearing up for its long-awaited trek inside an expansive crater on the red planet's surface.

Latest images from Mars reveal geologic features within crater

Geologic features inside 37-mile wide Mojave Crater

Brazil rescue teams find woman's body buried in subway crater

Amid fears of another collapes, rescue workers find the body of a woman

Mars images show rover perched on crater

Pretty amazing that we can get these quality images from space.
 

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LROC . Von Kármán at center  northeast sector buried by Leibnitz ejecta ; Finsen at upper right  A...
LROC . Von Kármán at center, northeast sector buried by Leibnitz ejecta ; Finsen at upper right, Alder at lower right.
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NASA Earth Observatory image by Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon  using Landsat data from the U.S. Geol...
NASA Earth Observatory image by Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. August 19, 2013
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As you can see here part of the wall appears smooth  prompting some in the media to call them  perfe...
As you can see here part of the wall appears smooth, prompting some in the media to call them "perfect". Whatever the reason for these the last research should advance our scientific knowledge of the earth.
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The crater near Nosok village
The crater near Nosok village
Local resident/Siberia Times
In March 2013  the glow from the lava lake at the bottom of Halemaumau Crater was clearly visible af...
In March 2013, the glow from the lava lake at the bottom of Halemaumau Crater was clearly visible after dark.
Tim Bray
A clear view of the crater on May 11. The deepest part of the crater is about 350 m (1150 ft) below ...
A clear view of the crater on May 11. The deepest part of the crater is about 350 m (1150 ft) below the crater rim.
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Investigators at the bottom of the hole
Investigators at the bottom of the hole
Russian Center of Arctic Exploration
Crater near Antipayuta village
Crater near Antipayuta village
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