Hoba meteorite

Hoba meteorite

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Caption: Group of scientists standing on the Hoba meteorite. The Hoba meteorite is the largest known meteorite on Earth. It weighs 60 tons and has a volume of 9 cubic metres. It is a remnant of a planetary core and is thought to have hit the site of what is now Hoba West farm, Grootfontein, Namibia, 80,000 years ago. Photographed in 1920.

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