Quantcast

Latest Yucatán Peninsula Stories

2014-07-11 23:03:11

Climb Tallest Pyramid in the Yucatan, Enjoy Meal Prepared by Mayan Women,Take On-Site Ecological Tour and More with Mayan Heritage Experience Package Riviera

Mapping The Dinosaur-Killing Yucatan Peninsula Asteroid Impact Site
2013-12-10 06:29:28

An asteroid or comet crashed into a shallow sea near what is now the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico approximately 65 million years ago. A firestorm and global dust cloud resulted, causing the extinction of many land plants and large animals, including most of the dinosaurs.


Word of the Day
taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
Related