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Namibia map Hoba meteorite
Namibia map Hoba meteorite

The Hoba meteorite is known as the largest meteorite ever found on earth. It is situated about 20 kilometres in the west of Grootfontein (Hoba farm) in the Otavi Mountains. Its weight is estimated of about 60 tons.

 

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South-West Africa 1988, Hoba meteorite.
The stamp is showing the Hoba meteorite before the construction of the circular steps.  

note:
The Hoba meteorite was depicted on the illustration of a miniaturesheet of the series "Volcans" (Democratic Republic of the Congo/2013).

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