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Deep Bay

Crater Name
Location
Latitude
Longitude
Diameter (km)
Age (Ma)*
Exposed
Drilled
Target Rock**
Bolide Type***
Deep Bay
Saskatchewan, Canada
N 56° 24'
W 102° 59'
13
99 ± 4
N
Y
C
-

 

SIR-B (Shuttle) image; Vertical view

Space Shuttle Image STS59-L08-63

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DEM

References
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Beals, C. S., Innes, M.J.S. and Rottenberg,J.A., The search for fossil meteorite craters. Ottawa Dominion Observatory Contributions, v. 4, pp. 1-31. 1960.
Bertaud, C., The Deep Bay fossil meteorite crater (in French). Astronomie, v. 79, pp. 329-331. 1965.
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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.

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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)

 

 

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