Crater Name  Location  Latitude  Longitude  Diameter (km)  Age (Ma)  Exposed  Drilled  Target Rock**  Bolide Type***
 Kgagodi  Botswana  S 22° 29'  E 27° 35'  3.5  < 180  Y  Y  S  -

1. DEM image Provided by Dr. Carlos Roberto de Souza Filho

2 & 3. Image Provided by Dr. Carlos Roberto de Souza Filho


Brandt, D., Holmes, H. , Reimold, W. U. , Paya, B. K. , Koeberl, C. and Hancox, P. J., Kgagodi Basin: The first impact structure recognized in Botswana, Meteoritics and Planetary Science. 2002 , v. 37 , n. 12 , p. 1765. 2002.
Brandt, D., Holmes, H., Reimold, W.U., Paya, B.K., Koeberl, C., Hancox,P.J., Kgagodi Basin: The first impact recognized in Botswana, Meteortics & Planetary Science 37, 1765 - 1779. 2002.
Reimold, W. U., Paya, B.K., Holmes, H., Brandt, D., Koeberl, C., Dladla, C. and Hancox,P.J., Kgagodi Basin, Botswana: Origin by meteorite impact confirmed! 63rd Annual Meteoritical Society Meeting. Abs. No. 5009. 2000.
* pre-1977 K-Ar, Ar-Ar and Rb-Sr ages recalculated using the decay constants of Steiger and Jager (1977) Ages in millions of years (Ma) before present.

** Abbreviations: C - Crystalline Target; C-Ms - Metasedimentary Target; M - Mixed Target (i.e.sedimentary strata overlying crystalline basement); S - sedimentary target (i.e. no crystalline rocks affected by the impact event). From Osinski. G. R., Spray J. G., and Grieve R. A. F. 2007. Impact melting in sedimentary target rocks: A synthesis. In The Sedimentary Record of Meteorite Impacts, Geological Society of America Special Paper. Editors: Evans K. Horton W., King D., Morrow J., and Warme J. Geological Society of America: Boulder, in press.

***From Koeberl,C. Identification of meteoritic components in impactites. 1998, Koeberl, C. The Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry of Impacts. 2007 and PASSC Files. (IAB, IIIAB, IIIB, IIID - Iron Meteorite)