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Visit to Meteor Crater

Last Updated: 14th Feb 2017

By Jolyon & Katya Ralph

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Now Tucson is over Katya,Roman and I are visiting some sites of geological interest in Northern Arizona, Starting with Meteor Crater.



We start in the visitor centre



The Holsinger Meteorite - the largest known fragment of the meteorite found in Canyon Diablo 2 miles from here. 650kg 92% iron



A Russian mystery.



The visitor centre



Panoramic view of the crater



The Meteor hit 50,000 years ago in a flat plain area of Arizona helping to preserve it.



Some of the rock at the crater rim



A piece of shocked sandstone



Another view of the crater



Aerial view



And that's the end of our quick visit. Next stop Petrified Forest





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Comments

Interesting, I shall be there in August, can't wait would I get the entire crater in the shot with a 11-16mm lens?

Jason Evans
14th Feb 2017 6:33pm
Just amazing how such a piece of geology has been preserved for so long!! I looked up other craters all over the world, and some of the most obvious are buried in water... This one is so special!!! Glad I live "near" it!! (Near as in the geological sense as I do live in Denver, CO)

Scott Rider
14th Feb 2017 6:58pm
Type-locality for coesite and stishovite, found in shocked sandstone.

Erik Vercammen
14th Feb 2017 7:45pm
Jason. Short answer - maybe but only from the tomobservstion platform. I used a 16mm lens on a full frame and couldn't quite fit everything in, that's equivalent to 10mm on a crop sensor. Two or three shots stitched into a panorama later is better.

Jolyon & Katya Ralph
14th Feb 2017 8:04pm
If you run a magnet through the soil there you can trap some tiny meteorites. After you look at them, be sure to wipe them off your magnet and leave them there.

Bill Cordua
17th Feb 2017 4:56pm

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