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Name

SAQQAR

StatusProven
Country Saudi Arabia
CoordinatesLat. N 2935' Long.E 3842'
Diameter km 34.0
Age Ma or date 70-410
Synonyms
Remarks A subsurface structure below younger sediments. Drill core samples revealed shock metamorphic traces in rocks, including PDFs, PFs and FFs. Allochthonous crater fills are missing, due to deep erosion of the structure before buried under younger sediments.


References
Kenkmann 2015 Kenkmann T., Afifi A.M., Stewart S.A., Poelchau M.H., Cook D.J. and Neville A.S., ''Saqqar: A 34 km diameter impact structure in Saudi Arabia'', MAPS vol. 50 (2015)
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