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


The only fall of a meteorite in this country is the case of the Villarrica (Fig. 8.1). However, there is an interesting but unverified story about a huge metallic body of celestial origin. A very large mass of meteoritic iron was reported to fall during early nineteenth century.

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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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