Amguid crater

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Amguid is a meteorite crater in Algeria.[1]

It is approximately 500 – 530 m in diameter,[2] approximately 65 m deep and the age is estimated to be less than 100,000 years and is probably Pleistocene. The crater is exposed at the surface.

Crater was discovered by Europeans in 1948,[2] first scientific description was made by Jean-Phillippe Lefranc in 1969.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Amguid". Earth Impact Database. University of New Brunswick. Retrieved 2009-08-12. 
  2. ^ a b "Amguid crater". Wondermondo. 

Coordinates: 26°5′16″N 4°23′43″E / 26.08778°N 4.39528°E / 26.08778; 4.39528