Yucatan Peninsula


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a peninsula in Central America extending into the Gulf of Mexico between the Bay of Campeche and the Caribbean Sea

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The researchers found samples of high-purity palygorskite clay in several locations on the Yucatan Peninsula, in a 40 km radius of the well-known Maya archaeological site of Uxmal.
Bepensa is the leading soft drink company in the Yucatan peninsula with a market share of 76%.
The unique luxury property is located on the Yucatan Peninsula, in what is most-often referred to as Riviera Maya.
The hurricane was expected to make an agonisingly slow journey to the tip of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula and sideswipe Cuba then swing east toward hurricane-weary Florida.
Authorities in Mexico told 5000 people to leave islands and coastal areas along the Yucatan peninsula.
Gleiser says Earth has already seen an apocalyptic event: The meteor crash into the Yucatan peninsula that obliterated the dinosaurs.
Many scientists believe that the impact of an asteroid or comet some six miles in diameter on the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula 65 million years ago (releasing some 5 billion times more destructive energy than the atomic bomb that leveled Hiroshima) contributed to the extinction of the dinosaurs.
Mayakoba, located on the southeastern shore of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, on the coast of the Caribbean Sea, is comprised of approximately 590 acres of land, located less than 10 kilometers north of Playa del Carmen.
Darren Hughes (pictured) will take four days to complete the 312-mile journey on his adapted bike across the Yucatan Peninsula as part of a 20-strong group.
However, only the deepest of these layers was there about 65 million years ago, when scientists believe a comet or asteroid struck the shallow ocean just north of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula.
He found these two 1925 Baldwins in the Yucatan Peninsula, where they were about to be converted to diesel.
Cancun is situated on the northeastern tip of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula.
Material kicked up by that iridium-rich asteroid, which slammed into relatively shallow water off Mexico's Yucatan peninsula, formed the layer that scientists say marks the death of the dinosaurs.
Packages at the resort, 11 miles east off the Yucatan Peninsula coast and 30 miles south of Cancun, are subject to availability.
A chunk of a giant comet or asteroid slammed into Mexico's Yucatan peninsula about 65 million years ago, setting off earthquakes with magnitudes estimated at 10 to 13.