Australia’s Yarrabubba Asteroid Impact Crater Is Oldest on Earth

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News: According to a new study, the Yarrabubba impact structure is the oldest known asteroid crater on Earth

Facts:

About Yarrabubba Asteroid Impact Crater

  • It is located in Yarrabubba, southeast of the town of Meekatharra in Western Australia.
  • The Yarrabubba impact occurred during the Proterozoic eon.
  • The asteroid crater is 2.229 billion years old.