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Meteor Crater, Arizona.
Lens: DFA 28-105 mm Camera: Pentax K1 Photo Location: 25 miles East of Flagstaff, AZ Shutter Speed: 1/125s Aperture: F11 
Posted By: RICHARD L., 12-29-2019, 10:54 AM

Meteor Crater is 25 miles East of Flagstaff, Arizona, just South of Interstate-40. The crater is almost a mile in diameter and was carved by a 125-foot meteor eons ago. Well worth a visit, you feel insignificant in this Universe after seeing this celestial phenomenon.

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QuoteOriginally posted by RICHARD L. Quote
Meteor Crater is 25 miles East of Flagstaff, Arizona, just South of Interstate-40. The crater is almost a mile in diameter and was carved by a 125-foot meteor eons ago. Well worth a visit, you feel insignificant in this Universe after seeing this celestial phenomenon.
We went there in 1989. I didn't photograph it because I didn't have enough wide-angle capability then, which you really need to capture this sight.
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I have been there, it really is an immense geological site!
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I was there in about 1985. I would have it on film somewhere but I only had a 50mm lens so could not get the full effect. It certainly does make you feel insignificant. I like your shot.

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QuoteOriginally posted by RICHARD L. Quote
Meteor Crater is 25 miles East of Flagstaff, Arizona, just South of Interstate-40. The crater is almost a mile in diameter and was carved by a 125-foot meteor eons ago. Well worth a visit, you feel insignificant in this Universe after seeing this celestial phenomenon.
Imagine the impact that created that!
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might have to go on a road trip this spring, would love to take in some of that Arizona sun, and see some of those gorgeous colours.

thank you for sharing
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Meteor Crater, Arizona.
Great shot showing the real forces of nature, it really gives the impression of the size of the thing.
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that's spectacular !

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