P1060525 Meteor crater is 1200m wide, 170m deep and the rim raises 45m above the surrounding plains. Meteor crater was formed 50000 years ago by a 45m meteor traveling...
Meteor crater is 1200m wide, 170m deep and the rim raises 45m above the surrounding plains. Meteor crater was formed 50000 years ago by a 45m meteor traveling…
P1060544-P1060549 Originally thought to be of volcanic origin, the extra-terrestrial nature of the crater was seriously hypothesized by mining engineer Barringer in 1903, a...
Originally thought to be of volcanic origin, the extra-terrestrial nature of the crater was seriously hypothesized by mining engineer Barringer in 1903, a…
183
IMG_3251_stitch
IMG_3180-IMG_3217
P1060530
P1060535
P1060537 Bottom of the crater.
Bottom of the crater.
P1060536 Bottom of the crater.
Bottom of the crater.
IMG_3221
IMG_3161 Basket Meteorite. In the 1940s, local rancher Ernest Chilson found a meteorite in his ranch a few miles from the impact site. During the 1960s the rock was...
Basket Meteorite. In the 1940s, local rancher Ernest Chilson found a meteorite in his ranch a few miles from the impact site. During the 1960s the rock was…
IMG_3162 Holsonger Meteorite, the largest discovered fragment of the 45m meteor that created Meteor Crater; 639kg, mainly iron and nickel.
Holsonger Meteorite, the largest discovered fragment of the 45m meteor that created Meteor Crater; 639kg, mainly iron and nickel.
181 Visitors center on the slope of the crater.
Visitors center on the slope of the crater.
178 Around the crater.
Around the crater.
P1060563 Around the crater.
Around the crater.
IMG_3223 Around the crater.
Around the crater.
184 Around the crater.
Around the crater.
IMG_3158 This test capsule, named boiler plate 29A, never flew into space. Instead, the capsule was built in 1965 to test the systems that helped Apollo space capsules...
This test capsule, named boiler plate 29A, never flew into space. Instead, the capsule was built in 1965 to test the systems that helped Apollo space capsules…

Labels