Meteorite Landings

data.nasa.gov | Last Updated 27 Jun 2018

This comprehensive data set from The Meteoritical Society contains information on all of the known meteorite landings. The Fusion Table is collected by Javier de la Torre and we've also provided an XLS file that consists of 34,513 meteorites and includes the following fields: place type_of_meteorite mass_g fell_found year database coordinate_1 coordinates_2 cartodb_id created_at updated_at year_date longitude latitude geojson **5/14/13 Please find an updated data set from The Meteoritical Society that includes more recent meteorites. Under NameType, 'valid' is for most meteorites and 'relict' are for objects that were once meteorites but are now highly altered by weathering on Earth. http://visualizing.org/datasets/meteorite-landings

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This dataset has the following 10 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
namenametext
ididtext
nametypenametypetext
recclassrecclasstext
mass (g)massnumberMass in grams
fallfalltext
yearyearcalendar_date
reclatreclattext
reclongreclongtext
GeoLocationgeolocationlocation