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More Evidence Points To Impact As Dinosaur Killer

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March 13, 1998
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Two new impact crater sites in Belize and Mexico add further evidence to the hypothesis that an asteroid or comet collided with Earth about 65 million years ago, subsequently killing off the dinosaurs and many other species on the planet.

Two new impact crater sites in Belize and Mexico add further evidence to the hypothesis that an asteroid or comet collided with Earth about 65 million years ago, subsequently killing off the dinosaurs and many other species on the planet.


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NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. "More Evidence Points To Impact As Dinosaur Killer." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 13 March 1998. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/03/980313024333.htm>.
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