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View a Map with the Locations of All Recorded Meteorite Strikes Since 2,300 B.C.

After last week’s meteorite strike in Russia there has been a renewed interest in meteorite activity across the globe. Now you can view the impact locations of 34,513 recorded meteorite strikes dating back to 2,300 B.C. with this awesome map created by Javier de la Torre.

When you visit the website you will see the global view first (as shown above). From there you can zoom in on your location and use your mouse to click on and drag the map to refine the view as needed.

You can learn more about the work Javier de la Torre did in putting this map together by visiting the CNET and Verge links listed below…


[via CNET News and The Verge]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 02/19/13

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