[meteorite-list] Is "Livingston" to Wisconsin what Holbrook was to AZ?
From: Erik Fisler <erikfwebb_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2010 10:39:20 -0700
Holbrook's strewn field was only a mile in length by half a mile wide.
This field is much bigger!?
The meteorites should be hidden for many years to come.
The only reason Holbrook can still be found today is because
the stones penetrated six inches into the soft soil.
I don't think the trajectory was as harsh for this field.
The trick will be finding where they are hiding!
If anyone is planning on heading to WI after May please contact me off list!
> Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2010 13:04:19 -0400
> From: meteoritemike at gmail.com
> To: meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com
> Subject: [meteorite-list] Is "Livingston" to Wisconsin what Holbrook was to AZ?
> Hi Listees!
> I was just pondering all of the attention that the new Wisconsin fall
> is getting, and it made me wonder about some comparisons. It seems to
> me that this fall has some things in common with Holbrook. Both were
> witnessed falls that captured a lot of attention at the time. Both
> were hammer falls. Both were widespread events with a large
> strewnfield and numerous seperate finds. Could this new fall continue
> to produce significant finds in coming years? It seems that this
> bolide came in at a shallow angle with multiple detonations, so we
> have a mess of meteorites waiting to be found out there, methinks. :)
> Best regards and happy huntings,
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Received on Fri 23 Apr 2010 01:39:20 PM PDT