1. Lake Manicouagan, Quebec, Canada

Lake Manicouagan, Quebec, Canada

Image captured on 3 December 2016 by the MODIS instrument, on board the Terra satellite.

Lake Manicouagan Quebec 3 Dec 2016 Terra Lg

Image of Lake Manicouagan and Rene-Levasseur Island in Quebec, Canada, acquired on 3 December 2016 by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument, on board the Terra satellite.

Lake Manicouagan is an annular lake, a circular lake created by the impact of a meteor.

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Sources: Slate.com; Wikipedia

Last Updated: Aug 23, 2017 at 12:10 PM EDT