Huge Meteorite

On May 10, 1879, making a deafening roar and giving off tremendous light, a meteor weighing 431 pounds (195 km) arrived in Estherville, Iowa. It hit the ground so fast that it dug a hole fourteen feet (4.26 meters) deep.

Canyon Diablo Meteorite, 221 pounds (100.44 kg), public domain via Wikimedia Commons

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