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Snapshots

  1. Long Walk Ahead

    Snapshot Title: Long Walk Ahead
    Taken by: microdot

    Image: 20090316 Meteor Crater
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

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  2. Tourists

    Snapshot Title: Tourists
    Taken by: microdot

    Image: 20090316 Meteor Crater
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

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  3. Colorado Plateau

    Snapshot Title: Colorado Plateau
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20090316 Meteor Crater
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    The rocks that make up the rim of the crater were originally below the level of the surrounding plain. They were lifted to their current elevation in a fraction of a second.



  4. Ejecta

    Snapshot Title: Ejecta
    Taken by: Brian Lockett

    Image: 20090316 Meteor Crater
    Image Owner: Brian Lockett



    Description:

    The hummocky terrain outside the crater rim is material that was thrown out of the crater during the impact.