WHS that show effects of meteorite impact.
|Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains||meteorite-impact fallback breccias dating to just after the end of The Great Bombardment (4.6 to 3.8 billion years ago) (AB ev)|
|Central Sikhote-Alin||Sikhote-Alin is an iron meteorite that fell in 1947 on the Sikhote-Alin Mountains in southeastern Siberia (wiki)|
|Lenggong Valley||A meteorite strike 1.83 million b.p. blocked and diverted the river preserving Palaeolithic tools at Bukit Bunuh(Unesco website)|
|Purnululu National Park||Piccaninny Crater|
|Stevns Klint||a globally exceptional representation of the evidence of the Chixulub meteorite impact that took place at the end of the Cretaceous Period, c.67 million years ago (OUV)|
|Tajik National Park||Karakul (Black Lake) lies within a circular depression interpreted as a meteorite impact crater with a rim diameter of 52 km (32 mi). The impact event is estimated to have occurred about 25 million years ago, or less than 5 million years ago. The Karakul impact structure remained unidentified until it was discovered through studies of imagery taken from space. (wiki)|
|Tasmanian Wilderness||There is a large meteorite impact crater of Pleistocene age in the Andrew River valley of significance on the world scale (UNEP-WCMC)|
|Vredefort Dome||a representative part of a larger meteorite impact structure, or astrobleme (Unesco website)|
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