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Winslow in Navajo County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Barringer Meteor Crater

 
 
Barringer Meteor Crater Plaque image. Click for full size.
April 5, 2011
1. Barringer Meteor Crater Plaque
Inscription.
Has Been Designated A
Registered
Natural Landmark


Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites act of August 21, 1935
this site possesses exceptional values
in illustrating the natural
history of the United States.

U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
1968

 
Erected 1968.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 35° 1.965′ N, 111° 1.281′ W. Marker is in Winslow, Arizona, in Navajo County. Marker can be reached from Meteor Crater Road south of Interstate 40, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Directions to the crater are well marked along I-40. Marker is in this post office area: Happy Jack AZ 86024, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. American Astronaut Wall of Fame (within shouting distance of this marker).
 
Also see . . .  Meteor Crater. Meteor Crater is the breath-taking result of a collision between a piece of an asteroid traveling at 26,000 miles per hour and planet Earth approximately 50,000 years ago. (Submitted on October 17, 2011.)
The Barringer Meteor Crater Marker is to the right of this entrance. image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, September 28, 2012
2. The Barringer Meteor Crater Marker is to the right of this entrance.
 
 
Categories. Landmarks
 
Barringer Meteor Crater image. Click for full size.
April 5, 2011
3. Barringer Meteor Crater
 
 
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