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Wolfe Creek Crater

Wolfe Creek Crater is a well-preserved meteorite impact crater (astrobleme) in Western Australia. It is the second largest crater on the planet. The crater averages about 875 metres in diameter, 60 metres from rim to present crater floor and it is estimated that the meteorite that formed it had a mass of about 50,000 tonnes, while the age is estimated to be less than 300,000 years.

Map of Wolfe Creek Crater. It is about 140km south of Halls Creek and 30km off Tanami Track.

Arial View of Wolfe Creek Crater - 2nd largest crater in the world.

A signbord coming from Halls Creek. Beside geological importance, Wolfe Creek is notoriously famous for a 2005 horror movie (graffiti reminds the main character in the movie!)

Sun 10th June, 2018

A 23km track from Tanami track to Wolfe Creek Crater is considerably corrugated and rocky.

A short 200m walk from the park reaches the western side of the crater rim.

View from rim back to parking area with Frankie & FoxRoo parked.

Wolfe Creek campground.

Sunset as seen from campground.

Sunset and Venus.

Mon 11th June, 2018

Sunrise and a morning walk to the crater.

Walk around the rim is about 4km and takes about 2hrs at leisure pace.

Sun slowly shining on the western side of the rim.

This butcher bird stalked us for some time, flying from tree to next.

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