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Kaali field of meteorite craters

Address: Kaali küla, Pihtla vald, Saare maakond | Show on map
Telephone: (+372) 459 1184
Website: http://www.kaali.kylastuskeskus.ee External link
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The approximate time of Kaali meteorite fall is 7500-7600 years ago.
Meteorite fall caused big damages on already inhabited Saaremaa, it could be compared to explosion of atomic bomb. At the height of 5-10 km meteorite fell apart and came down to the ground in pieces the biggest of which created a big crater with diameter of 110 m and depth of 22 m and 8 smaller craters. Interesting to know: Among the world's giant craters Kaali crater is on 8th place. Kaali field of meteorite craters on Saaremaa is the rarest nature wonder in Estonia, being at the same time the most spectacular in Eurasia.

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  • Visitor centre
  • Convenient Store
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  • Toilet

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