Wolfe Creek Crater, Kimberley, Western Australia

Wolfe Creek Crater, Kimberley, Western Australia
Wolfe Creek Crater, Kimberley, Western Australia. Although it has long been known to Aboriginal people, who called it Kandimalal, the Wolfe Creek meteorite crater was only discovered by Europeans in 1947, during an aerial survey. Located off the Tanami Rd it is one of the highlights along a track of over 1000km in length. July 2005.

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The Wolfe Creek crater was formed by a giant meteorite that crashed into the earth with a speed of 15 km a second, leaving the second biggest crater on the planet.

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