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Strewn Field

(Strewn-Field, Strewnfield)
(region with fragments of a meteor impact)

A Strewn Field (or Strewn-field or Strewnfield) is a region with the resulting fragments of a single Meteorite fall. The breakup may have occurred in the Atmosphere or on Impact with the ground. They generally have an oval shape, the direction of the long dimension indicating the horizontal direction of the meteor's trajectory. Example: the Gold Basin meteorite strewn field in the Arizona portion of the Mojave Desert.