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The Jabal Rayah Impact Crater outside Tabuk, Saudi Arabia.


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About this observation
Colin Henshaw
Time of observation
11/11/2016 - 13:23
Impact Crater
Observing location
Jabal Rayah Impact Crater, 68km NE of Tabuk.
Sony Cybershot Camera.
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The crater was visited on November 11th., 2016, and this view shows the tallest ramparts of the crater rim, from inside the crater. The  age of the crater is unknown, though it is undoubtedly extremely old. The overlying sediments have long since been eroded away, exposing Silurian sandstones.

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