Meteor Impact Sites

Meteor Impact Craters . This website uses a world satellite map (easier to see than the NASA site) and identifies large meteor craters around the world.Prompts for some of the more easily visible craters allow you to zoom in on the sites.

The Barringer Meteorite Crater. Barringer Crater Company. Provides text concerning the history of discovery of the Barringer (also called “Meteor”) crater in Arizona, as well as an on-line 3D Impact simulation game that lets you choose the size and target for a meteor headed straight towards earth. The game uses a VRML Browser, with the option of a Javascript, Java, or forms-based control console.

Terrestrial Impact Craters. Solar Views. Provides short essay on meteors and their craters as well as an on-line photo gallery.


Last Modified on 2023-01-05
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