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Canadian Meteorites

Meteorites are pristine pieces of our solar system, most over 4.5 billion years old, that are delivered to our doorsteps by gravity. Important science and research is conducted by studying meteorites in detail. The Tagish Lake meteor is one of the most important discoveries in Canada in recent years.

The best resource for learning about Canadian meteorites is the site maintained by the volunteer Meteorites and Impacts Advisory Committee, which was formerly part of the Canadian Space Agency.