October 18, 2008 Meteor Crater by Hawthorn Mineart, under My Photos, Travel Pretty big hole in the ground. Formed 50,000 years ago when a 150 foot-long meteor hit the ground. The crater is 3/4 miles across. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.