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Yucatan Peninsula

Caption: An image of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula shows a faint semicircle in the northwest, marking the underground portion of the Chicxulub impact crater, with the rest of the crater concealed beneath the Gulf of Mexico. The original image was taken from Space Shuttle Endeavour, February 2000.

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