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The Meteorite Boguslavka's landing place

Место падения метеорита «Богуславка»
Игорь Онучин , Туристско-информационный центр Приморского края

"Meteorite Boguslavka is one of two of the most famous meteorites, which fell on the territory of Primorsky Krai. 18 Oct 2016 Grodekovsk Stanichno County residents and visitors from neighboring China this morning at 11:47 watched as a glowing meteor, flying over the rooftops of the village of Boguslavka, crashed into one of the surrounding hills.

To the place of the meteorite fall attended by representatives of the southern Ussuri branch of the Amur Department of the Imperial Geographical society, who organized the search and retrieval of fragments of the meteorite. After the fall, were found two fragments of 58 and weight of 119 pounds, one of which nearly took the life of a passing Cossack.

True weight of the meteorite could not figure out, as after his fall, everyone present was able to pick up a piece or a few pounds of the stone. To St. Petersburg was taken of the meteorite with a total weight of 257 pounds.

Currently, solved the question of the organization of excursion routes in the Border area of Primorsky Krai, everyone was able to see live a unique meteorite.

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Address: Primorsky Krai, the Pogranichny'j area, the village of Boguslavka

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