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Montagnais crater

Montagnais crater
Montagnais crater is located in Canada
Montagnais crater
Location of the crater offshore Canada
Impact crater/structure
ConfidenceConfirmed
Diameter45 km (28 mi)
Age50.50 ± 0.76 Ma
Eocene
ExposedNo
DrilledYes
Location
Coordinates42°53′N 64°13′W / 42.883°N 64.217°W / 42.883; -64.217Coordinates: 42°53′N 64°13′W / 42.883°N 64.217°W / 42.883; -64.217
CountryCanada
StateNova Scotia

Montagnais is a meteorite crater located on the continental shelf south of Nova Scotia, Canada.[1]

It measures 45 kilometres (28 mi) in diameter, and its age is estimated to be 50.50 ± 0.76 million years (Eocene). The crater is under the sea and buried beneath marine sediments.

References

  1. ^ "Montagnais". Earth Impact Database. Planetary and Space Science Centre University of New Brunswick Fredericton. Retrieved 2017-10-09.

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