Wetumpka Crater Landsat Image

This Landsat false-color image of the Wetumpka Crater shows the rim of the impact crater (upper and right center in the image) pushed up when the cosmic object slammed into the ground from the southwest (lower left in this photo) as well as the ejected material thrown out behind the cosmic object (lower left portion of the ring). Landsat is a program overseen by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that is charged with collecting and analyzing images of the Earth gathered by U.S. satellites for mapping and remote sensing.

Courtesy of Dave King