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Meteor Crater Natural Landmark

Interstate 40, Winslow, AZ 86047, USA

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About Meteor Crater Natural Landmark

Meteor Crater is a meteorite impact crater in the northern Arizona desert. Scientists refer to the crater as Barringer Crater in honor of Daniel Barringer, who was first to suggest that it was produced by meteorite impact. The crater was created about 50,000 years ago during the Pleistocene epoch, when the local climate on the Colorado Plateau was much cooler and damper.



Attractions near Meteor Crater Natural Landmark

Walnut Canyon National Monument47.12km from Meteor Crater Natural Landmark

Walnut Canyon National Monument preserves some of the Southwest’s earliest history, these incredible ruins are shockingly intact and preserved by the park service for anyone to enjoy. There are 25 cliff dwelling rooms constructed by the Sinagua, a pre-Columbian cultural group that lived in Walnut Canyon from about 1100 to 1250 CE.

Sunset Crater57.59km from Meteor Crater Natural Landmark

Sunset Crater is a cinder cone located north of Flagstaff in the U.S. State of Arizona. Sunset Crater is part of a nationally protected volcanic field. The cinder cone volcano is one of the youngest volcanoes in America. Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument is a U.S. National Monument in the north-central part of the U.S. state of Arizona, created to protect Sunset Crater within the San Francisco Volcanic Field.

Oak Creek Canyon64.6km from Meteor Crater Natural Landmark

Oak Creek Canyon in Sedona, Arizona is one of the most beautiful spots in the state. Here is where people come to interact with Oak Creek Canyon in Sedona, Arizona is one of the most beautiful spots in the state. Here is where people come to interact with nature and its wonders, and where people come to get away from the busy city life with the goal of ultimate relaxation. The canyon is often described as a smaller cousin of the Grand Canyon because of its scenic beauty.and its wonders, and wher

Wupatki National Monument67.14km from Meteor Crater Natural Landmark

The Wupatki National Monument is a United States National Monument located in north-central Arizona, near Flagstaff. Rich in Native American ruins, the monument is administered by the National Park Service in close conjunction with the nearby Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument. Wupatki was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966

Arizona Snowbowl71.04km from Meteor Crater Natural Landmark

Arizona Snowbowl is an alpine ski resort in the southwest United States, located on the San Francisco Peaks of northern Arizona.he Snowbowl ski area covers approximately one percent of the San Francisco PeaksArizona Snowbowl is an alpine ski resort in the southwest United States, located on the San Francisco Peaks of northern Arizona.he Snowbowl ski area covers approximately one percent of the San Francisco Peaks

Chapel of the Holy Cross71.28km from Meteor Crater Natural Landmark

The Chapel of the Holy Cross was built in 1956. The chapel was inspired and commissioned by a student of Frank Lloyd Wright, sculptor Marguerite Brunswig Staude, who worked with project architect Richard Hein and architect August K. Strotz to complete this noteworthy and award-winning chapel.

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Coconino County is a county located in the north-central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. It is the second-largest county by area in the contiguous United States.