Recently, scientists have noticed that in this obscure place Chicxulub Puerto, in the Mexican Yucatan Peninsula, located in the center of the crater, suspiciously smooth edges. Initially, experts thought it was a unique natural phenomenon, but it was much more serious. About it writes BBC.
It is worth noting that the Peninsula is one of the world’s largest craters with a diameter of about 180 km, which appeared about 66 million years ago. Curious, what about the crater there are many hypotheses and assumptions, but this time scientists were able to understand this mystery.
So, in the mid-1980s a group of American archaeologists examined satellite imagery of the Yucatan Peninsula. Then the scientists saw the ring, the edges of which are so smooth that it seems like they were drawn with a compass.
According to American scientists, this rock formed due to the fall of a giant asteroid with a diameter of about 12 km approximately 66 million years ago. According to NASA geologists, the crater is the result of this major disaster, which occurred the destruction of the dinosaurs and 75% of all life on Earth.
Now this small town on the Peninsula of Mexico is known for its caves with crystal-clear water. The locals call them the cenote, which means “wells”
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