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July 19, 1908

On July 19, 1912, the town of Holbrook in Navajo County, Arizona experienced a frightening astronomical event. A 420 pound meteorite exploded above the town and rained 16,000 pieces of debris all over it. The people of the town… Continue reading

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May 10, 1879

On May 10, 1879, a 455-pound meteorite fell to earth a few miles north of Estherville, Iowa. This is the largest known meteorite to land in North America that has been documented. It should be noted that after the crash … Continue reading

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