Wolfe Creek

 Crater Name  Location  Latitude  Longitude  Diameter (km)  Age (Ma)  Exposed  Drilled  Target Rock**  Bolide Type***
 Wolfe Creek  Western Australia  S 19° 10'  E 127° 48'  0.87  < 0.3  Y  N  S  IIIAB

1. Oblique aerial photograph

2 & 3. Aerial Photograph

4. Photograph - looking towards the interior from the rim of the crater. 40m deep, approx. 800m to far rim (courtesy of David McKinnon)

5. Photograph - the exterior of the crater viewed from approx. 100m away (courtesy of David McKinnon)

6. Photograph (courtesy of David McKinnon)

7. Aerial photo - submitted by Andrew Glikson

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

9 & 10. Image Provided by Dr. Carlos Roberto de Souza Filho


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* 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)