The Arizona Desert

The view from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon and the Colorado River flowing below.

The view from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon and the Colorado River flowing below.

The Barringer Crater in Northern Arizona is the product of a meteor impact over 50,000 years ago. It is considered one of the best preserved craters on Earth.

The Barringer Crater in Northern Arizona is the product of a meteor impact over 50,000 years ago. It is considered one of the best preserved craters on Earth.

For more information or to plan your next trip,

check out these helpful sites:

The Barringer Meteorite Crater: History, Research, and Education
http://www.barringercrater.com/research/

The Barringer Meteorite Crater: Visitor’s Center
http://www.meteorcrater.com/

Grand Canyon National Park
http://www.nps.gov/grca/index.htm

Grand Canyon National Park: Flickr Site
(find the best location to get the shot you’re looking for)
https://www.flickr.com/photos/grand_canyon_nps/collections/