Chicxulub Impact Crater

Photo: Hotel Medio Mundo, Chicxulub Sign (Some rights reserved) Located offshore of the town of Progreso lies the Chicxulub Impact Crater (Cráter de Chicxulub), buried deep under hundreds of meters of sediment off the coast of the Yucatán Peninsula. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/o5Gt1QsV5X1uCD5B8 HistorySome 65 million years ago, an iridium-rich asteroid at least 10 kilometers-wide struck the … Continue reading Chicxulub Impact Crater