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Henbury Meteorites

When a meteor crashed into the earth 4,700 years ago it left 12 craters in the Central Australian desert that can be explored today at the Henbury Meteorites Conservation Reserve. The Henbury meteor weighed several tonnes and hurtled to earth at 40,000km per hour before fragmenting on impact.
Map of Henbury Meteorite Crater.
May 22, 2018

This morning from Rainbow Valley we travelled back to Stuart Highway, turned south and turned right at Ernest Giles Road. It is well marked and wide gravel but flat road. After about 12km turn right towards crater site parking. There is adjoining self-registration campground as well.
A gated 200m track leads to dozen or so crater sites.
There is walk around every carter rim with information board.


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