AMNH Research Library Homepage
Search using this query type:


Advanced Search

Two women next to the Willamette meteorite from Oregon outside the American Museum of Natural History, circa 1902

2A9705.jpg

2A9705

Two women next to the Willamette meteorite from Oregon outside the American Museum of Natural History, circa 1902

[1902, approximate]

Glass negatives

4 x 5

The Willamette Meteorite weighs 15.5 tons. This iron meteorite, which was found in Oregon, is the largest ever found in the United States and the sixth-largest in the world. It is currently on exhibit in The Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Hall of the Universe, located on the lower level of the Rose Center for Earth and Space.

New York, New York state, United States

Oregon, United states

American Museum of Natural History Library

Information on rights available at the repository.

Earth and Planetary Sciences

American Museum of Natural History

Citation

Unknown (photographer), “Two women next to the Willamette meteorite from Oregon outside the American Museum of Natural History, circa 1902,” AMNH Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed December 6, 2019, https://lbry-web-007.amnh.org/digital/index.php/items/show/25774.