Monday, September 21, 2009

Flash Facts: Tunguska Event

"One of the greatest meteorite falls on Earth occurred on June 30, 1908 in Siberia. It has been estimated that about 40,000 tons of meteoric matter hit Earth at a speed of thirty miles per second."

Illustration: "The Siberia forest devastated by the blast from the meteorite of June 30, 1908."

Issue: The Flash #121 (June 1961)

1 comment:

Dixon said...

That's interesting, Kelson. The mind can plays tricks on you, especially where memory is concerned!