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Contact: Kim Fulton-Bennett
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

Location of Campeche Escarpment and Buried Impact Crater

Caption: This map shows the Gulf of Mexico and the locations of the Campeche Escarpment and the buried impact crater that caused a global extinction event about 65 million years ago.

Credit: (c) 2013 MBARI - Base map from Google Earth

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