Meteor Crater

About 35 miles east of Flagstaff, AZ, and just south of Interstate 40, you’ll find the “best preserved meteorite crater on earth”.  This crater is over 4,000 feet in diameter, 2.4 miles in circumference and about 550 feet deep.  Although it is far from the largest meteorite crater on earth it has an interesting history in that it was the first to be recognized as a crater resulting from the impact of a meteor.

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