On the crest of the island, at the very spot where, scientists averred, a meteorite
had fallen in some prehistoric age, there stood a thick grove, chiefly of hemlock trees.
- "The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story", Various.
But if they ever get up to speeds like a thousand miles a second, that mental lag could make an enormous difference, whether it was a meteorite
heading toward you or a matter of navigation.
- "The Flying Saucers are Real", Donald Keyhoe.
The ship, I answered, has been struck by an enormous meteorite,
sir, which has set her on fire, I believe, and has passed out through her bottom.
- "The Strange Adventures of Eric Blackburn", Harry Collingwood.