Meteorite bonanza in Australian desert

Henbest, Nigel
April 1991
New Scientist;4/20/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1765, p20
Reports on results of preliminary surveys which showed that the desert plain in Australia, Nullarbor Plain may become the world's largest source of meteorites. Total fragments of stones and lumps of iron from space recovered from the Nullarbor Plain; Findings of an initial analysis of the fragments; Geographical location of the Nullarbor Plains; Characteristics of the desert plain which make it easy to find meteorites on the area; Types of meteorites preserved on the Nullarbor Plains.


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