Meteor Crater - Northern Arizona
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This one-meter resolution satellite image shows Meteor Crater, which is the world’s best preserved meteorite impact site located in Northern Arizona near Winslow. Meteor Crater is the breath-taking result of a collision between a piece of an asteroid traveling at 26,000 miles per hour and planet Earth approximately 50,000 years ago. Today, Meteor Crater is nearly one mile across, 2.4 miles in circumference and more than 550 feet deep.
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