• Did you know that the largest meteorite found on Earth weighs 60 tonnes?
• Did you know that scientists are becoming convinced that other meteorites of gigantic proportions will hit the Earth some time in the future?
COLLECTING METEORITES - Starting In Your Own Backyard is full of information and often surprising facts about our solar system. The author explains what meteorites are, how to find them and what to do with them. With over 60 full colour illustrations and 20 line drawings including maps.
COLLECTING METEORITES - Starting In Your Own Backyard is ideal for all those who wish to actively pursue these "rocks from outer space" and those armchair enthusiasts who are keen to find out what goes on "up there".
Hugh Carman's background is primarily scientific. He has a bachelor of Applied Science degree, obtained at the RMIT of Melbourne, Victoria.