Estherville Meteorite Historical Marker Topo Map in Emmet County IA

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Estherville Meteorite Historical Marker Information

Coordinates: 43.43851°N, -94.81702°W
Approx. Elevation: 1,352 feet (412 meters)
USGS Map Area: Estherville
Feature Type: Park


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The Estherville Meteorite hit the Earth 482 feet west of these coordinates on May 10th, 1879. The large meteorite which broke into three pieces, was examined and found to include various metals including one not known to Earth (and subsequently named Esthervillite). Museums around the world now house the meteorite pieces. The impact crater was in the middle of an Iowa agricultural field.

A piece of the Esterville Meteorite

Estherville Meteorite Historical Marker is listed in the Parks Category for Emmet County in the state of Iowa. Estherville Meteorite Historical Marker is displayed on the "Estherville" USGS topo map quad. Anyone who is interested in visiting Estherville Meteorite Historical Marker can print the free topographic map and other maps using the link above. The location, topography, and nearby roads & trails around Estherville Meteorite Historical Marker (Park) can be seen in the map layers above. The latitude and longitude coordinates (GPS waypoint) of Estherville Meteorite Historical Marker are 43.43851 (North), -94.81702 (West) and the approximate elevation is 1,352 feet (412 meters) above sea level. If you have visited Estherville Meteorite Historical Marker before, please share your experience with a comment below.

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