ANSMET, The Antarctic Search for Meteorites

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Want an academic-level description of the origin and significance of Antarctic meteorites?   download this paper, published in 2003:

Origin and significance


The 2010 edition of ANSMET’s field guide to the recovery of Antarctic Meteorites can be found here:



Another great resource,  this one direct from the Antarctic Meteorite folks at NASA’s Johnson Space Center.  It’s a little old but the facts remain the same, mostly.   Click below to see ……

Exploring the Solar System with Meteorites from Antarctica


And if you’re looking for ANSMET’s generic guide to packing for Antarctica, click below……..

ANSMET packing list 

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