Wednesday, 22 May 2013

Creative Challenge #252 ~ In The Beginning

In the beginning, the Colorado Plateau was a flat grassy land.
Then 50,000 years ago, a 50 metre piece of iron-nickel
Hit the Earth at 28,000 mph, with a force of 10 megatons
When the dust and fire had settled the land was no longer flat.
Meteor Crater 4

22 comments:

  1. Who needs the encyclopedia when we have YOU!!!

    amazing historical event and a photo to go with it.....thanks for sharing this, Mitch

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    1. Thanks Linda :-))

      Just call me MITCHYPEDIA. LOL!!!

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  2. Wow that's so big, I think it was a sort of big bang... by the way another 'in the beginning' story :)))

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    1. Indeed it was, but rather small compared to the one that created the universe!! :-))

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  3. I feel like just had a physics lesson...bang! with such force and speed, then this majestic shape came into being.

    Great shot! Mitch :)

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    1. Thanks Sophie :-)) It's difficult to appreciate the scale of the place without actually standing at it's edge.

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  4. I totaly agree with Linda Scott . Thanks Mitch .

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  5. that is amazing!great shot...hard to fathom isn't it?

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    1. Thanks Danette :-)) It's hard to imagine the sheer magnitude of the explosion at the moment of impact.

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  6. Wow... that's a huge crater with a very interesting history... Fabulous photo!

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  7. One of the wonders I would love to see. I am glad you took that photo.

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    1. Thanks Pat :-)) It's an amazing sight!!

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  8. original and wonderfully done

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