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Meteor Crater in Arizona formed 50,000 years ago when an asteroid 150 feet across slammed into the Earth with a force more powerful than two modern day nuclear bombs. For more about it, see: http://www.infobarrel.com/Arizona_USAs_Incredible_Meteor_Crater_

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Heavy Hitters: Earth's Most Amazing Meteor Craters

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Winslow, Arizona

Eagles "Take it Easy" - Well, I'm a standing on a corner in Winslow, Arizona and such a fine sight to see.

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Nördlingen (Germany) is a walled medieval town, set amidst a meteor crater that fell down 15 million years ago. It is located along the Romantic Road and it was featured in the "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" film.

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Meteor Crater in Arizona - Epic Roadside Attraction

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Meteor Crater Visitor Center

Meteor Crater, Interstate 40, Exit 233 Winslow, AZ 86047. Route 66 icon. Slide background from meteorcrater.com Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g31411-d109688-Reviews-Meteor_Crater-Winslow_Arizona.html

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Top 10 weird and wonderful USA

Meteor Crater, Arizona. About 50,000 years ago a meteor hit the Earth 40 miles East of Flagstaff and left a 1 mile-across and 600 feet-deep crater. I've been there, and I can attest: that is one huge gaping dent in the ground.

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