Latest Vredefort crater Stories
Asteroid impact craters are found all over the Earth, but most are erased by erosion or covered by time. The date has moved a billion years back by the discovery of the oldest impact crater yet at 3 billion years old.
Deforestation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has unveiled what could be one of the largest impact craters discovered over the past 10 years.
By Andrew Quinn JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The world's oldest and largest meteorite crater, part of Japan's northernmost island and two Norwegian fjords are among seven sites added to the U.N. World Heritage list this week.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A giant crater formed 2 billion years ago when a meteorite smashed into what is now South Africa has been added to the United Nations' list of protected heritage sites, South Africa said Thursday.
GENEVA (Reuters) - Some of the world's deepest Norwegian fjords and a fossil-strewn Egyptian desert are set to join the U.N.'s heritage site protection list, a key conservation agency said on Friday.
- A volcanic mudflow.