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Namibia Hoba Meteorite

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On a farm just outside the town of Grootfontein there is what appears to be a big flat, textured rock. Only it's not rock, it's metal, a 66 tonne slab of iron and nickel, the largest intact meterorite ever discovered on earth's surface.

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Easy to get to, 15 min drive from Grootfontein, plenty of parking and a low-cost entrance fee payable at the small visitor centre.
Crowd Factor Just a few people
Best Timing All timings are equally good
Sunrise & Sunset 06:25 - 19:34 | current local time: 14:23
Locations Otjozondjupa
Photo Themes Geology
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Thank you Tom Hadley for creating this photo spot.
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