Meteorite Landings

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

This comprehensive data set from The Meteoritical Society contains information on all of the known meteorite landings. The Fusion Table is collected by Javier de la Torre and we've also provided an XLS file that consists of 34,513 meteorites and includes the following fields: place type_of_meteorite mass_g fell_found year database coordinate_1 coordinates_2 cartodb_id created_at updated_at year_date longitude latitude geojson

**5/14/13 Please find an updated data set from The Meteoritical Society that includes more recent meteorites. Under NameType, 'valid' is for most meteorites and 'relict' are for objects that were once meteorites but are now highly altered by weathering on Earth.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020

Metadata Source

Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
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Data First Published 2015-07-20
Data Last Modified 2018-06-27
Category Space Science
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