Brazil´s most preserved meteor crater to be considered National Natural Heritage
The crater, located in Tocantins, central Brazil, is 8 miles wide (13 km). According to NASA, this is Brazil´s most preserved meteor crater, but second biggest. The bigger one, also in central Brazil, is 25 miles wide (40 km).
The crater, seen in satellite photo above, is known since 1973 and is about to be considered National Natural Heritage for it helps to tell the planet´s geological history.
The second picture shows the border of the crater and its 0,25 mile height (400 meters).