Distribution of Meteor Hits
Name: David E.
Is there a map that charts over the history of the earth
where meteors have hit?
Yes there certainly is. It appears every year in the Royal
Astronomical Society of Canada's Observer's Handbook. You can get
one from the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (see www.rasc.ca),
and maybe from Sky & Telescope Magazine, though I am not sure about that one.
All the best
David H. Levy Ph. D.
Here is an interesting Internet site that shows a distribution of meteor
strikes in the world:
Of course the distribution will be skewed towards areas that are inhabited
by humans because meteor strikes can't be found by people if there are not
any people in the area.
This is not a complete map because I know of several meteor strike sites
that are not on this map.
You might be able to find more maps by going to http://www.google.com and
searching for "meteor strike sites".
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Update: June 2012