Manicouagan crater in Quebec is one the largest and best-preserved crater on the planet. The 62-mile-wide (100 km) crater is 214 million years old.

Crash! 10 Biggest Impact Craters on Earth

Manicouagan crater in Quebec is one the largest and best-preserved crater on the planet. The 62-mile-wide (100 km) crater is 214 million years old.

Manicouagan Crater, Canada 10.30.2015. Carved out by an asteroid strike some 214 million years ago, this crater in Quebec, Canada is known to be one of the oldest and largest impact craters on the planet.

Manicouagan Crater, Canada 10.30.2015. Carved out by an asteroid strike some 214 million years ago, this crater in Quebec, Canada is known to be one of the oldest and largest impact craters on the planet.

Lake Acraman fills this round impact crater, excavated 580 million years ago in South Australia. The crater measures 56 miles (90 kilometers) in diameter.

Crash! 10 Biggest Impact Craters on Earth

Lake Acraman fills this round impact crater, excavated 580 million years ago in South Australia. The crater measures 56 miles (90 kilometers) in diameter.

Clearwater Lakes double impact crater in Quebec, Canada, seen from space.

Clearwater Lakes double impact crater in Quebec, Canada, seen from space.

The Manson Crater impacted the North American continent 74 million years ago in the present day state of Iowa.

The Manson Crater impacted the North American continent 74 million years ago in the present day state of Iowa.

On the upper-right side of the image, we can see a cluster of hills of the Sierra Madera crater, formed less than 100 million years ago when a meteorite hit Earth.- 2017 - 01 - Western Texas

On the upper-right side of the image, we can see a cluster of hills of the Sierra Madera crater, formed less than 100 million years ago when a meteorite hit Earth.- 2017 - 01 - Western Texas

Wolfe Creek Crater, Australia-- the remnant of a meteorite crash some 300 000 years ago. The crater measures about 875 m across, and plants grow at the center..

Wolfe Creek Crater, Australia-- the remnant of a meteorite crash some 300 000 years ago. The crater measures about 875 m across, and plants grow at the center..

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