Chicxulub Crater

The Chicxulub crater is an approximately 180-kilometer-diameter structure, which is now buried by a nearly 1-kilometer-thick sequence of carbonate sediments, on the northern edge of the Yucatan Peninsula (southeastern Mexico). The name Chicxulub was selected because a small ...

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