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Barringer Meteor Crater
Barringer Meteor Crater is the largest impact crater yet discovered in the United States. The impact occurred approximately 50,000 years ago from a meteor weighing several hundred thousand tons.
Location: Coconino County, AZ
Year designated: 1967
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Last Updated: June 28, 2012