Connecticut, COURANT, 28 June 1947, page 7
Confirms Meteorite Fall In Siberia
Ariz., June27. - Dr. H. H. Nininger, director of the American
Meteorite Museum near here, said today he had received official
verification from the meteorite committee of the Russian
Academy of Sciences, Moscow, that a meteorite of great size
fell near Vladivostok, Siberia, February 12.
communication was the first official, scientific verification,
Dr. Nininger said.
Nininger said he was advised that the size of the meteorite
was estimated at several tons; 30 craters, the largest 80
feet in diameter and 28 feet deep, were formed, and a "considerable"
forest was burned.