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Discovery of the World's Largest Asteroid Impact Crater!

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Scientists at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) have uncovered what could be the largest asteroid impact crater on Earth.

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This enormous crater is thought to be close to the Australian town of Deniliquin in New South Wales.

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The Deniliquin structure measures a staggering 323 miles in diameter and may date back between 445 and 443 million years ago. 

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This impact could have been a significant factor in the Hirnantian glaciation stage, a mass extinction event that resulted in the loss of around 85 percent of Earth's species.

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The Vredefort impact formation in South Africa, which held the previous record, is nearly doubled in size by the Deniliquin crater.

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Exploring the geophysical characteristics of impact ejecta can reveal vital details about Earth's past. It is difficult to locate such a large crater because of erosion, sediment migration, and tectonic plate changes.

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the potential discovery of the world's largest asteroid impact crater in New South Wales, Australia, raises exciting questions about Earth's history and the impact of celestial events on our planet's evolution. 

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