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- Had fun on the tour but now we need another gas stop.
- Paid $49.20 as well as a bag of ice for about $3.60
- Also bought a little more candy for around $2
- For dinner had to buy more sandwich materials and spent ...
... ground that and asteroid made some 50,000 years ago.
At only a mile across and some 600 ft deep it was less shocking on my nerves than the Grand Canyon. In fact the geek factor seemed to have a positive effect on my fear of heights and Erin couldn't keep me away from the crater edge. I loved it, possibly one of the coolest things I've ever seen. We spent quite a while there looking at the crater and the exhibits inside the visitor's centre.
Later we set of back ...
Greg and I spent half the day at Meteor Crater, about 20 miles west of Winslow. About 50,000 years ago, a meteorite struck the earth here at 26,000 miles per hour. Scientists believe that the meteorite was about 50 meters long and weighed several hundred thousand tons. When it hit the earth, the impact was greater than 20 million tons of TNT (Hiroshima was 15,000 tons). The resulting crater was 200 meters deep and 1.2 km wide. Most of the meteor ...
... AZ, though, we had the opportunity to see Amtrak's emergency training spring into action. Supposedly, a passenger in Coach had a seizure. Announcements were made for a doctor or nurse to contact a crew member. Shortly after, the train made an unscheduled stop at a crossing in a little town. Two police cars and two emergency rescue squads responded, but being out in the middle of nowhere, it took a little while for all of them to get there. ...
Setting off early for our 6 hour drive. Driving through no man's land, very dry and barren scenery.
Encountered a couple of accidents, one was a huge semi that veered off the road, it's trailer was leaning so far over, almost ready to fall on it's side .... They had a fork truck there, trying to unload it's cargo.
The Route 66 historical road is in very rough condition, (so noisy) so we took the highway 40, as ...