Mapping meteor impacts

Meteors have been in the news quite a bit recently, with both the recent Chelyabinsk meteor and the “near miss” of DA14 attracting headlines.
Over the years we’ve covered a variety of meteor-related uses for Google Earth, and here are a few of our favorites:
Meteor Craters on Earth (from 2005)
Australian Geologist Accidentally Discovers Meteor Crater in Google Earth
Were Carolina bays created by the Saginaw Impact Manifold?

saginaw impact manifold

For more recent maps, this post from Geographic Travels lists a few good ones, including Every Meteorite Fall on Earth Mapped and the Meteoritical Society’s Website.
What other great meteor-related resources are you aware of?

About Mickey Mellen

Mickey has been using Google Earth since it was released in 2005, and has created a variety of geo-related sites including Google Earth Hacks. He runs a web design firm in Marietta, GA, where he lives with his wife and two kids.



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