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    Lake created by meteor

    Lonar Lake created by meteor Lonar Crater Lake at Lonar Town in Buldhana District , Vidarbha Region , Maharashtra state India Lonar Lake is a saline soda lake , formed around 52,000 years ago as a result of meteor striking the surface of the earth . for perspective , the meteor weighed 02 million tons and was traveling at an estimated speed of 90,000 Kmph History The Lonar lake was first mentioned in ancient scriptures like Skanda Purana, the Padma Purana and the Ain-i-Akbari. A European British officer, J.E. Alexander, in 1823 first visited to lake District Buldhana in Maharashtra, where the lake is located, was once part of The…