[meteorite-list] Meteorites / Mining Claims
From: Ron Baalke <baalke_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 10:32:44 2004
> I wonder if the same ruling would have been applied if Barringer had been successful in locating a large meteorite below Meteor Crater, Arizona. Maybe it's a size thing.....
Barringer bought Meteor Crater in 1903.
Meteor Crater is still privately owned and the Visitor Center there is
run by Barringer's descendants. They formed a company called the
Barringer Crater Company. A large portion of the land
surrounding the crater is also privately owned.
Received on Mon 01 Mar 2004 02:13:13 PM PST