Vredefort Crater - Asteroid impact date: Estimated 2 billion years ago.  Location: Free State, South Africa.  Also known as the Vredefort Dome, the Vredefort crater has an estimated radius of 118 miles (190 kilometers), making it the world's largest known impact structure.

An illustration of the Chicxulub impact crater in the Yucatán Peninsula. Illustration by Detlev van Ravenswaay, Science Source The asteroid 2012 will

A magnificent sunset in the Vredefort Dome rea in the Free State in South Africa

Vredefort Dome, Free State in South Africa. Water storage and a windmill, how I love this picture.

Parys, South Africa

Parys, South Africa - MUST get here next trip!

At Parys on the Vaal River, Free State, South Africa.

At Parys on the Vaal River, Free State, South Africa.

Possibly the oldest and largest asteroid impact crater on earth. Fascinating. I wish I could visit them all!

Asteroid Impact Craters on Earth as Seen From Space

Vredefort Impact Site, South Africa - the oldest and largest meteorite impact site on earth

Geologic map of the Vredefort impact structure near Johannesburg, South Africa.

Geology map of the Vredefort impact area, South Africa

Vaal River - Parys

Vaal River - Parys where Thys lives.

Antiques and Art Parys - South Africa

Antiques and Art Parys - South Africa


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