Glasford crater

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The Glasford crater is a buried impact crater in southern Peoria County, Illinois in the United States.[1]

It is 4 kilometers (2.5 mi) in diameter and the age is estimated to be less than 430 million years (Silurian or younger).

The Glasford crater was discovered by drilling wells for underground natural gas storage.[2]


  1. ^ "Glasford". Earth Impact Database. University of New Brunswick. Retrieved 2009-08-13.
  2. ^ Meteorite Research - Progress Report, Research Subcommittee, Associate Committee on Meteorites, National Research Council of Canada, 1967

Coordinates: 40°36′N 89°47′W / 40.600°N 89.783°W / 40.600; -89.783