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Montagnais crater
Location of the crater offshore Canada
Impact crater/structure
Confidence Confirmed
Diameter 45 km (28 mi)
Age 50.50 ± 0.76 Ma
Eocene
Exposed No
Drilled Yes
Location
Coordinates 42°53′N 64°13′W / 42.883°N 64.217°W / 42.883; -64.217Coordinates: 42°53′N 64°13′W / 42.883°N 64.217°W / 42.883; -64.217
Country Canada
State Nova Scotia

Montagnais is a meteorite crater located on the continental shelf south of Nova Scotia, Canada.

It measures 45 kilometres (28 mi) in diameter, and its age is estimated to be 50.50 ± 0.76 million years (Eocene). The crater is under the sea and buried beneath marine sediments.

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