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Name

BOSUMTWI

StatusConfirmed
Country Ghana
CoordinatesLat. N 632' Long.W 125'
Diameter km 10.5
Age Ma or date 1.07 0.2
Synonyms Ashanti Crater, Lake Bosumtwi
Remarks 10.5 km is rim-to-rim diameter, diameter of geophysical anomalities is 12 km. Origin of ivorite -tektites. Iron impactor.
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References
CoM 1985 Graham, Bevan and Hutchison, ''Catalogue of Meteorites'', 4th Edition, (1985).
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)
Maclaren 1931 Maclaren M., Geogr. Journ., London, vol.78, (1931)
MAPS 2000 July Meteoritics & Planetary Science (July 2000)
O'Keefe 1976 O'Keefe J.D., "Tektites as Lunar Probes", LSC VII abstracts p.645-647 (1976)
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