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Country Germany
CoordinatesLat. N 4840' Long.E 1004'
Diameter km 3.8
Age Ma or date 14.8 0.7
Remarks Usually concidered as a probable, but not confirmed double with Ries. There is some data which does not support the idea that Ries and Steinheim are crater doublets (Schmieder et.al. 2014b). Diameter of 3.4km offered.
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