Presqu'île crater

Presqu'île crater
French: Cratère du lac de la Presqu'île
Presqu'île crater is located in Quebec
Presqu'île crater
Presqu'île crater
Location of the Presqu'île crater in Quebec
Impact crater/structure
Diameter24 kilometres (15 mi)
Ageless than 500 million years old (Cambrian period or earlier)
LocationJamésie, Nord-du-Québec, Quebec
Coordinates49°43′N 74°48′W / 49.717°N 74.800°W / 49.717; -74.800Coordinates: 49°43′N 74°48′W / 49.717°N 74.800°W / 49.717; -74.800
Topo mapCanada NTS 32G10

Presqu'île is a meteorite crater in the territory equivalent to a regional county municipality (TE) of Jamésie in the Nord-du-Québec region of Quebec, Canada, located about 3 kilometres (2 mi) south of the city of Chapais.

It is 24 kilometres (15 mi) in diameter and is estimated to be less than 500 million years old (Cambrian period or earlier). The crater is exposed at the surface.[1]

See also


  1. ^ a b "Presqu'ile". Earth Impact Database. Planetary and Space Science Centre University of New Brunswick Fredericton. Retrieved 15 September 2019.

External links

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