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Colombia

  • Rogelio Daniel AcevedoEmail author
  • Maximiliano C.L. Rocca
  • Víctor Manuel García
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Earth System Sciences book series (BRIEFSEARTHSYST)

Abstract

For 200 years, the only meteorite from Colombia was the Santa Rosa iron which was reported by the famous Henry Augustus Ward, remembered as the “Museum Builder to America” (Fig. 6.1). He was an amateur rock hunter who came to Colombia and started to admire and protect that wonderful extraterrestrial iron specimen of about one ton.

Keywords

Natural History Geological Survey Natural History Museum National Museum Smithsonian Institution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rogelio Daniel Acevedo
    • 1
    Email author
  • Maximiliano C.L. Rocca
    • 2
  • Víctor Manuel García
    • 1
  1. 1.Centro Austral de Investigaciones CientíficasTierra del FuegoArgentina
  2. 2.The Planetary SocietyCiudad de Buenos AiresArgentina

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