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Shoemaker Crater WA

One of the features in this Landsat image is Shoemaker Crater, Lake Teague, Western Australia.

Move the mouse over Lake Teague to emphasise the crater's appearance.

The Shoemaker impact structure is located in central Western Australia near the town of Wiluna. The crater is about 30 kilometres across. It contains a ring of seasonal salt lakes. It is Australia's oldest known impact structure. It was formed approximately 1.7 billion years ago.

Source: Australian Centre for Remote Sensing (ACRES)