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BARRINGER METEORITE CRATER

The Meteor Crater is located in Arizona 43 miles (69 km) east of Flagstaff.

It is also named Barringer Crater after Daniel Barringer who who in 1903 claimed that the crater was produced by a meteorite impact. The crater is still today privately owned by the Barringer family .

His claims was not proven until 1960 when astro scientist Eugene M. Shoemaker could confirm Barringer's hypothesis due to some special minerals found in the crater.

It is supposed to be between 20,000 to 50,000 years old.

The Diameter of the crater is 4,100 feet (1.2 km and it is 570 feet (173 m) deep.rpa.

The highest point on the rim is 5,723 feet (1,744 m) above sea level

Link:

wikipedia.org/wiki/Meteor_Crater

BARRINGER METEORITE CRATER
PHOTOGRAPHER:

© Toni Garbasso
www.studioargento.com

Toni Garbasso is an architectural photographer, living in Rome, Italy.
Involved in traditional and large format photography in territorial documentation, in 1998 discovers the perfect way to represent and display very large views: the immersive photography.
Beside "normal" immersive photography, like landmarks panoramas, he makes researches on the potentials of this new media, working with artists and applying it to particular subjects.


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