Multi-ring basin craters are the largest type of crater found in the solar system. They are caused by the asteroid hitting a hard, rigid surface and causing ripples in the layer under the surface.
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What is the world's largest active volcano crater?
what is the largest volcano crater
Asked in Geology, Astronomy, Landforms
Where and what size is the largest meteor crater in the world?
The Largest Impact crater on Earth is the Vredefort crater located in Free State, South Africa. It is 300 km in Diameter. The Largest impact crater in the Solar System is on the South pole of the Moon- Aitken basin with a diameter of 2,500 km. ...
Asked in Mexico
True or false Mexico has the third largest meteorite crater in the world?
False. It has the largest meteorite crater in the world. The Chicxulub crater, where the meteorite that killed the dinosaurs 65 million years ago fell, stands at 105 miles (170km) in diameter. ...
Asked in Yosemite National Park
Are the granite domes of Yosemite National Park a batholith or a crater?
Crater... Does it make sense to you that the remains are the largest intrusive rocks? ...
Asked in Volcanoes, Nevado del Ruiz
When was the largest eruption of the volcano Ruiz?
It was in 1595 in the Arenas Crater.
Asked in Astronomy, Planetary Science, The Moon
What is the biggest crater on the moon?
The largest crater on the moon is on the side we cannot see, and is named the South Pole - Aitken Basin. It is 2240km in width, and 13 kms deep. This is also the largest known crater in our solar system. The largest crater visible to us is the Bailly crater, which is 26 000 square miles in size. This not the same answer you gave before in another area and to the same questgion. You stated a completely different name...
Asked in The Moon, Asteroids, Comets
What is the name of the Moon's largest impact crater?
The South Pole-Aitken basin (not "Aitken crater") on the far side of the moon, at 1,600 miles across, is not only the largest known impact crater on the moon but one of the largest in the solar system. It is also believed to be the moon's oldest and deepest (over 8 miles deep). ...