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Chicxulub Yucatan Where the Comet Hit

Chicxulub  Yucatan where the comet hit: We visited the place wondering what we would find there: Desolation? An endless expanse of dirt without life? Miles of volcanic ash?

None of the above. Chicxulub Yucatan where the comet hit, presently exists as a sleepy fishing village at the northern tip of the Yucatan Peninsula.

It is the site where, 65 million years ago, a  six-mile-wide meteor hit the earth leading to the extinction of the dinosaurs.

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