Meteor Crater, Arizona
March 31, 2003
The Barringer Meteorite Crater (also known as Meteor Crater) is a gigantic hole in the middle of the arid sandstone of the Arizona desert. A rim of smashed and jumbled boulders, some of them the size of small houses, rises 50 m above the level of the surrounding plain. The crater itself is nearly a 1500 m wide, and 180 m deep.
Topics: Disaster Accident, Geography of Arizona, Meteorite, Meteor Crater, Hospitality Recreation, Sierra Madera crater, Veevers crater, Impact crater, Arizona, Barringer Meteorite Crater, Arizona desert