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Deep Bay crater
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Landsat image, approximately 23.5 km wide, centered on the structure
Impact crater/structure
Confidence confirmed
Diameter 13 kilometres (8 mi)
Age 99 ± 4 million years old (Cretaceous)
Exposed No
Drilled Yes
Coordinates 56°24′N 102°59′W / 56.400°N 102.983°W / 56.400; -102.983
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
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NASA satellite map of Reindeer Lake showing the Deep Bay crater at the south end

Deep Bay is a bay near the south-western tip of Reindeer Lake in Saskatchewan, Canada. The bay is strikingly circular and very deep (220 m) in an otherwise irregular and shallow lake. It is the deepest body of water in Saskatchewan.

The bay was formed in a 13 km wide impact crater. The age of the crater is estimated to be 99 ± 4 million years (Cretaceous).

The smaller Gow crater, of Triassic age, is approximately 90 km west of Deep Bay crater.

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