Aouelloul Crater

large crater located 28 mi (45 km) southwest of Chinguetti, Mauritania, and thought to be of meteoritic origin. Discovered by air in 1951, it is 833 ...
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Aouelloul crater

Aouelloul is an impact crater in Mauritania. Crater is exposed, 390 metres wide, roughly circular. Rims rise up to 53 m tall above the bottom of the crater, sediments in the crater are approximately 23 m thick. The age is estimated to be 3.1 ± 0.3 million years (Pliocene). Tectite is found around the crater. ...
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