Meteorite crater declared natural and cultural heritage site

The crater left by the meteorite that smashed into southern Peru last September has been declared a natural and cultural heritage site, according to Agencia Andina. Hernán Fuentes, president of Puno’s Regional Government, said the decision was made in order to protect the crater from profit-seeking locals and foreigners and […]

by · December 3, 2007 · Comments are Disabled · Environment, Travel/Tourism