[meteorite-list] Rite or wrong, is it a crater?

From: ken newton <magellon_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Sat Aug 21 12:30:38 2004
Message-ID: <412778AA.4030704_at_earthlink.net>

I don't think this is meteorite related.
Since it is in the middle of a traveled road,
the origin of the impression is most likely
the result of a vehicle or person/s stopping at that
spot for some unknown reason.

This remind me of the mystery crater found
in an asphalt parking lot.

And then Maria Nelson did a field report and discovered the truth;


G?ran Axelsson wrote:

> As I have hinted and promised, here are pictures of the
> best clue of the meteor that exploded over Sweden last
> month.
> The website is far from complete, actually only one page
> is done yet, but I wanted some feedback on the crater.
> My motivation is going like a rollercoaster.
> We found a crater but so far we haven't been able to
> find the meteorite itself. That is a pretty strong
> argument against this being a meteorite crater, but we
> haven't searched all of the area around or somebody
> else could have found it already.
> http://www.meteorite.neab.net/eliastorp/crater.htm
> Any ideas, questions or thoughts are appreciated.
> We have also talked with a witness, a 12:ish year old boy
> that spend the night of the event in a tent directly below
> the second explosion. He heard two explosions, it went
> "bang - sssss - bang - sssss" and his first thought
> was that a car had blown a tire or two because of the
> hissing sound after and between the bangs.
> Sorry, I didn't ask how long time it took but he wasn't
> at sleep when he heard the sound.
> Is this a good sign for finding meteorites in the area?
> /G?ran
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