Bosumtwi lake, Ghana

Bosumtwi lake, Ghana

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This image is part of the feature Biggest Craters In The Solar System

Credit: NASA/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Bosumtwi lake. Landsat 7 satellite image in infrared and visible light of Bosumtwi lake, Ghana. Water is blue, vegetation is green, bare land is pink and clouds are white. Bosumtwi is Ghana's largest natural lake, with a rim diameter of 10.5 kilometres. It has formed in the impact crater from a meteorite that collided with Earth approximately 1.3 million years ago.

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