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Lonar Meteorite Crater Temple Neem

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Bodhi Leaf Lonar Meteorite Crater Temple Neem

When a meteor slammed into the basal landscape of central India only 50,000 years ago, it gouged out a massive crater, now filled with an alkaline lake, where you can find this neem tree growing near a small temple.

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  • Latitude: 19.97682836 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 76.51583343 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 511.3 metres above sea level

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Journey Journey:

  • Shooting Southwards
  • Path : From Mumbai inland to Maharashtra, then south into Andhra and Karnataka and coastal Tamil Nadu
  • Date photographed: 20.01.09


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For the landmarked tree named Lonar Meteorite Crater Temple Neem , the database reference code is: d046.

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