Essays Tagged: "Chicxulub crater"

The Causes of the Dinosaurs’ Extinction

found an old impact crater on the northern edge of the Yucatan Peninsula near the Mexican village, Chicxulub. The crater is more than 180 km (110 mi) in diameter, making the feature one of the larges ... diameter.In 2007 a report was published in Nature proposing an origin for the asteroid that created Chicxulub Crater. The authors state that a collision in the asteroid belt 160 million years ago resu ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences