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Meteor Crater

noun

Crater Mound

noun
1.
a bowl-shaped depression in the earth in central Arizona: believed to have been made by the impact of a meteoroid. 4000 feet (1220 meters) wide; 600 feet (183 meters) deep.
Also called Meteor Crater.
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  • An impressive example of an impact structure is Meteor Crater, Ariz., which is visited by thousands of tourists each year.

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