Barringer crater

Barringer crater

(ba -rin-jer) See Arizona meteorite crater.
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The city's been living it down for decades," said Debicki, even though the Apollo crew visited other impact sites like the Barringer Crater in Arizona.
The Barringer Crater in Arizona is a famous example of a well-preserved impact crater, formed about 50000 years ago and about a mile in diameter.
Barringer Crater Corporation (Drew Barringer, President) and Meteor Crater Enterprises, Inc.
The Barringer crater of Arizona - 30 to 40m diameter - was formed by meteorite impact about 50,000 years back.
This crater is almost similar to Barringer Crater located in the Arizona desert of the United States.
Nearly a mile wide, Arizona's Barringer Crater formed when an iron meteorite as wide as the height of a nine-story-tall building slammed into the desert.
Nearly a mite wide, Arizona's Barringer Crater formed when an iron meteorite as wide as an 9-story building is tall slammed into the desert.
Noting that some giant tortoises have lived for more than 150 years, Wells illustrates that a good many other things live to be far older still such as California's giant sequoia trees who grow to be 3,000 years old While Arizona's Barringer Crater was made about 49,000 years ago, and that the the dinosaur dominated the Earth more than 65 million years ago.
Arizona's Meteor Crater--also known as Barringer Crater, after the Philadelphia mining engineer who began studying the site in 1902--is the best-preserved terrestrial example of such a so-called simple crater.
More recent is the Barringer crater in Arizona, well preserved in the desert for 49,000 years, and still more recent are the last traces of the object which broke up over Tunguska in Siberia in 1908.
This hole, called Barringer Crater, was formed by a meteorite that crashed into Earth about 50,000 years ago.
This hole, known as Barringer Crater, was carved out when a meteorite (space rock that has hit Earth) crashed into Earth about 50,000 years ago.