Meteorite Impact Craters on Earth Poster
2008 poster copyright, 177 impact sites
Info Sheet Updated for 2010
Meteorite Impact Craters on the Earth poster is a NEW full-size, fully revised color poster that provides a great
introduction to impact science.
This poster features a table with all new information about the size, location, types of materials found and features of 177 verified craters discovered on Earth (copyright 2008).
* The world map shows all 177 craters plotted geographically with the names of the craters, latitude and longitude and keyed to a data table.
* There are pictures and text about some of the amazing rock and mineral types that are created ONLY by hypervelocity impacts.
* A sectional graphic shows how craters are formed when the meteorite/ asteroid/ comet hits the ground, and the types of crater they produce.
* A section is devoted to Gene Shoemaker, considered to be the "father of impact science."
* A handy timeline graph on the bottom of the poster shows
the dating of 6 extinction events and their titles.
* The poster comes with a 4 page in-color information sheet with photos of meteorites and interesting review questions and answers.
The 38.5 x 27 inch poster is printed in full color with a UV protective laminate.