Meteor Crater: Experience an Ancient Impact

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Meteor Crater Album

Credit: Linda and Dr. Dick Buscher

Some 50,000 years ago a nickel-iron meteorite thought to have been about 148 feet (45 meters) across and weighing almost 300,000 metric tons was hurling…Read More »

through space toward Earth. When it struck the Earth in what is today northern Arizona, the impact formed what is today called Meteor Crater.   Less «
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