Gosses Bluff Crater
Gosses Bluff Crater
Gosses Bluff Crater

Gosses Bluff Crater

Courtesy of NASA Earth Observatory

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=3548


Gosses Bluff Crater in the Northern Territory, Australia formed when an asteroid or comet struck 142 million years ago. This highly eroded structure is just south of the MacDonnell Ranges (top of picture) in the arid Missionary Plain in the Northern Territory, Australia.