Chicxulub Crater
Asteroid impact date: Estimated 65 million years ago
Location: Yucatán, Mexico
Specs: Located on the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico, many scientists believe that the meteorite that left this crater caused or contributed to the extinction of the dinosaurs. Estimates of its actual diameter range from 106 to a whooping 186 miles (170 to 300 kilometers), which if proved right could mean it’s the biggest…
(learn more about impact craters: National Geographic)
(image: Detlev van Ravenswaay, Science Source)

Chicxulub Crater

Asteroid impact date: Estimated 65 million years ago

Location: Yucatán, Mexico

Specs: Located on the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico, many scientists believe that the meteorite that left this crater caused or contributed to the extinction of the dinosaurs. Estimates of its actual diameter range from 106 to a whooping 186 miles (170 to 300 kilometers), which if proved right could mean it’s the biggest…

(learn more about impact craters: National Geographic)

(image: Detlev van Ravenswaay, Science Source)

  1. artsinflowers reblogged this from rhamphotheca
  2. smeagols-pet-cat reblogged this from eamusadcaelum
  3. eamusadcaelum reblogged this from rhamphotheca
  4. iturnedintoatree reblogged this from astrotastic
  5. gwenmcgregor reblogged this from rhamphotheca
  6. theportraitofdoriancharcoal reblogged this from caffeinatedneurons
  7. dualnatured reblogged this from alohahn
  8. lfgreen7 reblogged this from astrotastic
  9. ibn-mekhiya reblogged this from caffeinatedneurons
  10. crisislove reblogged this from herebetrouble
  11. herebetrouble reblogged this from rhamphotheca
  12. fortheloverofthelight reblogged this from veganimal
  13. veganimal reblogged this from jahuel
  14. caracolbajoelsol reblogged this from rhamphotheca
  15. lovelyuniversee reblogged this from rhamphotheca
  16. lifeissuchabeach reblogged this from hey--imnotcrazy and added:
    hey—imnotcrazy:Chicxulub Crater Asteroid impact date: Estimated 65 million years ago Location: Yucatán, Mexico
  17. sleepyheathen reblogged this from rhamphotheca
  18. yesimantiguan reblogged this from moons-and-mirrors
  19. moons-and-mirrors reblogged this from imaninspector and added:
    Whoaaaa
  20. singinglupines reblogged this from wolffwithtwofs
  21. cownosaur reblogged this from utopiangem
  22. gertrudejinlges reblogged this from scienceyoucanlove
  23. bad-rude-boy reblogged this from caffeinatedneurons
  24. neysheep reblogged this from error404imagenotfound
  25. wolffwithtwofs reblogged this from eatgeekstudy
  26. wolfsheadwolfsheart reblogged this from scienceyoucanlove
  27. error404imagenotfound reblogged this from aparentementenadie
  28. brutalhonesttruths reblogged this from caffeinatedneurons
  29. keypix4 reblogged this from caffeinatedneurons
  30. earleybook reblogged this from caffeinatedneurons
  31. hey--imnotcrazy reblogged this from caffeinatedneurons and added:
    Chicxulub Crater Asteroid impact date: Estimated 65 million years ago Yucatán, Mexico Located on the Yucatán Peninsula...
  32. caffeinatedneurons reblogged this from eatgeekstudy
  33. eatgeekstudy reblogged this from thescienceblog