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Iowa Meteorite Crater Confirmed

Iowa Meteorite Crater Confirmed

A 470 million year old meteorite crater in Iowa has been confirmed. Recent USGS Airborne Surveys Back Up Previous Decorah Research. Links to the USGS News release and 3-D Gallery are below. USGS Release: Iowa Meteorite Crater Confirmed (3/5/2013 9:01:00 AM) USGS Multimedia Gallery: 3-D Perspective View of Decorah Impact  

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Russian Meteor News

Russian Meteor News

#Meteorites Found  –  Keep up with the latest Russian Meteor News by visiting the two meteor sites listed below. For more information, links and videos of the Russian Meteor please visit: Russian Meteor on The Latest Worldwide Meteor / Meteorite News Chelyabinsk Meteor  

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Poland’s Largest Meteorite All Clean and Weighed

Poland’s Largest Meteorite All Clean and Weighed

Just a couple years short of the hundredth anniversary of the discovery of the Morasko Strewnfield. The region has yielded up the largest meteorite ever found in Poland. Weighing in at 261 kilograms it out weighs the former Polish heavy weight meteorite by over ninety kilograms. That meteorite had also been found in the Morasko […]

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Are meteorites what really killed off the Dinosaurs?

Are meteorites what really killed off the Dinosaurs?

A few years ago it seemed that the debate over what caused the mass extinction at the end of the Cretaceous period had been resolved when the meteorite impact site off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula was found. But, soon there was debate again about the exact timing of the extinction. There is new […]

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Another Meteorite Fall

Another Meteorite Fall

This has been an exciting year filled with meteorite falls. It appears that there has been another one. The experts are studying the Doppler radar now to pinpoint the location north of Houston, Texas where fragments of this latest cosmic visitor may have landed. Without a doubt once the spot is determined meteorite hunters will […]

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