Gusev Crater (Earth)

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Relief Map: Rostov Oblast
Gusev crater

Gusev ( Russian Гусевский кратер , Gussewski crater ) is an impact crater in Russia . It is located near Kamensk-Shakhtinsky in Rostov Oblast .

The diameter of the crater is three kilometers and its age is estimated to be around 49 million years. It is not visible from the surface of the earth. It is possible that Gusev Crater was formed at the same time as the nearby Kamensk Crater .

The crater is named after the nearby hamlet (chutor) Gusew .

See also

Individual evidence

  1. Gusev . In: Earth Impact Database . Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. Retrieved October 20, 2013. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /