Presqu'île crater

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This article is about the Quebec crater. For other areas, see Presque Isle.
Presqu'île crater
French: Cratère du lac de la Presqu'île
Presqu'île crater is located in Quebec
Presqu'île crater
Presqu'île crater
Location of the Presqu'île crater in Quebec
Impact crater/structure
Confidence confirmed[1]
Diameter 24 kilometres (15 mi)
Age less than 500 million years old (Cambrian period or earlier)
Exposed Yes
Drilled No
Location
Location Jamésie, Nord-du-Québec, Quebec
Coordinates 49°43′N 74°48′W / 49.717°N 74.800°W / 49.717; -74.800Coordinates: 49°43′N 74°48′W / 49.717°N 74.800°W / 49.717; -74.800
Country Canada
Topo map Canada NTS 32G10

Presqu'île is a meteorite crater in the territory equivalent to a regional county municipality (TE) of Jamésie in the Nord-du-Québec region of Quebec, Canada, located about 3 kilometres (2 mi) south of the city of Chapais.

It is 24 kilometres (15 mi) in diameter and is estimated to be less than 500 million years old (Cambrian period or earlier). The crater is exposed at the surface.[1]

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