Image: Tektites: 'man'

Tektites: 'man'

Tektite 'man' (made-up from 5 tektites) (overall size 9.5 cm x 6 cm). Chaiyaphum, 350 km north-east of Bangkok, Thailand.

Photographer:
S Humphreys
Rights:
© Australian Museum

Notes

Tektites have been found only in certain parts of the world, spread over large areas called strewn fields, mainly in low latitudes. The three major areas are south-east Asia (especially Thailand and the Philippines), Australasia; Caribbean-North America; and Ivory Coast, West Africa.

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