Luizi crater

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Luizi impact crater in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Luizi is a meteorite crater that lies on the Kundelungu Plateau of the Katanga province, in an underexplored region of southeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. The crater, ~17 kilometer in diameter, is visible from satellite imagery, and has recently been confirmed as being caused by a large impact event. This complex meteorite impact crater is the first one to be recognized in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and even in the whole Central Africa. [1]


Coordinates: 10°10′00″S 28°00′00″E / 10.16667°S 28.00000°E / -10.16667; 28.00000