Tag: Meteorite

Things to See Around the Barringer Meteor Crater

When first walking up you can see the meteor crater in its entirety, but for a closer view you need to walk to the observation deck. While walking out to the observation deck you can see some Moenkopi Sandstone. From the observation deck at the Barringer Meteor Crater near Winslow, Arizona there are some telescopes …

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Meteor Crater near Winslow, Arizona

Winslow, Arizona is the home to a gigantic hole in the earth called Meteor Crater. This hole is so big it could fit downtown San Francisco in it.  Here are a couple photos that I took with different camera equipment.  The second photo I had to stitch multiple photos together to fit the whole crater …

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Bavarian Town Built in 14 Million Year Old Meteor Impact Crater.

Bavarian town of Noerdlinger built in a 14 million year old meteor impact crater.

Eugene Shoemaker’s Sketch of Meteor Crater

Video Explaining How Meteor Crater Was Created

Here is a short video illustrating how Meteor Crater was formed.

Video of Meteor Crater

Here is a video of the meteor crater located near Winslow, Arizona.  The land was flat around the area, but near the crater it was very windy.

Holsinger Meteorite

The Holsinger Meteorite stands as a vivid symbol of the interconnectedness between Earth’s geological narrative and the cosmic events shaping our solar system. Unearthed in 1911 from Arizona’s renowned Meteor Crater, or Barringer Crater, this formidable 639-kilogram specimen highlights the extraterrestrial nature of one of the planet’s most intact impact craters. It is named in …

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