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Name

LONAR

StatusConfirmed
Country India
CoordinatesLat. N 1959' Long.E 7631'
Diameter km 1.83
Age Ma or date 0.052 0.006
Synonyms
Remarks Two craters, Lonar and Ambar.
Craters of Lonar: Lonar 1.83 km and Ambar 0.340x0.275 km
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References
CoM 1985 Graham, Bevan and Hutchison, ''Catalogue of Meteorites'', 4th Edition, (1985).
Fredriksson 1973 Fredriksson K. et al., abs. in Meteoritics, vol.8, p.34, and ibid (1973).
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Fredriksson 1974 Fredriksson K., Brenner P., Nelen J., Noonan A., Dube A. and Reid A., "Comparative Studies of Impact Glasses and Breccias", LSC V abstracts p.245-247 (1974)
Grieve 1988 Grieve R.A.F. et al, "Astronaut's Guide to Terrestrial Impact Craters", NASA Space Shuttle Earth Observation Project, LPI Technical Report Number 88-03, Lunar and Planetary Institute (March 1988)
Hodge 1994 Hodge, Paul W., ''Meteorite craters and impact structures of the Earth'', book, 122 pp, Cambridge University Press (1994)
Master 1999 Master, S., ''Evidence for an impact origin of the Ambar Lake structure: a smaller companion crater to the Lonar impact crater, Maharashtra, India'', MAPS, Supp. (July 1999)
Nayak 1972 Nayak V.K., Earth planet. Sci. Lett., vol.14, p.1 (1972)
Simonds 1977 Simonds C.H., Phinney W.C. and Warner J.L., "Effect of Water on Cratering: A Review of Craters and Impactities on the Earth, Moon and Mars", LSC VIII abstracts p.874-876 (1977)
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