Chicxulub crater

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Coordinates: 21°24′0″N 89°31′0″W / 21.40000°N 89.51667°W / 21.40000; -89.51667

Chicxulub crater is located in North Americae
Chicxulub crater
Chicxulub crater
Location o Chicxulub crater, Mexico
Imagin frae NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission STS-99 reveals pairt o the 180 km (110 mi) diameter raing o the crater. The numerous sinkholes clustered aroond the trough o the crater suggest a prehistoric oceanic basin in the depression left bi the impact.[1]

The Chicxulub crater (Mayan: [tʃʼikʃuluɓ]) is an impact crater buried unnerneath the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico.[2] Its centre is locatit near the toun o Chicxulub, efter which the crater is named.[3]

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