Meteorite Impact Crater Discovered in Central Alaska with Landsat Imagery

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Science  17 Jun 1977:
Vol. 196, Issue 4296, pp. 1322-1324
DOI: 10.1126/science.196.4296.1322


Several supporting observations indicate that Sithylemenkat Lake, Alaska; occupies a meteorite impact crater formed near the end of the Wisconsinan glaciation. The initial identification with Landsat imagery is attributed to the unique perspective provided by such imagery.