National Natural Landmarks

Barringer Meteor Crater

Barringer Meteor Crater
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

Acres: 1,432

Ownership: Private




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