View of Bottom, Meteor Crater, Arizona

This image shows the Meteor Crater in Arizona, featuring the main impact zone at the center of the bottom.

Natural Color Card from Kodachrome, Lollesgard Specialty Co., Tuscon & Phoenix, Ariz.

The description states:

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THE GREAT METEOR CRATER OF ARIZONA;

diameter 4150 ft., depth 570 ft. Showing the floor of the Crater with desert vegetation and remnants of the first explorative works started in 1903.

–The crater was once believed to have enormous profitable iron deposits but the exploratory works, visible here, did not reveal any concentration of deposits that could be economically extracted.

This card likely from the 1950s.

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