Roter Kamm crater, satellite image

Roter Kamm crater, satellite image

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Caption: Roter Kamm crater, Namib desert, Namibia, satellite image. This crater (lower left) measures 2.5 kilometers in diameter and was created by a meteor impact that occured roughly 5 million years ago. Imaged by the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on board the Landsat 8 satellite on 17th April 2015. The OLI sensor detects wavelengths across 9 spectral bands. This image was created using infrared, red and green spectral bands. It depicts an area measuring 30 kilometres across.

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Keywords: 21st century, africa, african, asteroid impact, crater, desert, earth observation, geographical, geography, geological, geology, impact crater, infrared, ir, landsat 8, namib desert, namibia, oli, operational land imager, satellite, satellite image

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