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English: This shaded relief image of Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula shows a subtle, but unmistakable, indication of the Chicxulub impact crater. Most scientists now agree that this impact was the cause of the Cretatious-Tertiary Extinction, the event 65 million years ago that marked the sudden extinction of the dinosaurs as well as the majority of life then on Earth.
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  • 2007-10-10 21:19 David Fuchs 715×799×8 (321474 bytes) Minuscule fix to make northern Cyprus be coloured when Cyprus is coloured and Northern Cyprus isn\'t explicitly so.Minuscule fix to make northern Cyprus be coloured when Cyprus is coloured and Northern Cyprus isn\'t explicitly so.minor fixminor fixminor

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current17:04, 5 March 2010Thumbnail for version as of 17:04, 5 March 2010715 × 799 (305 KB)David FuchsFix spelling error, minor
19:50, 16 June 2008Thumbnail for version as of 19:50, 16 June 2008715 × 799 (314 KB)File Upload Bot (Magnus Manske) {{BotMoveToCommons|en.wikipedia}} {{Information |Description={{en|Modified NASA image, with scale and labels to increase clarity. Original Courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech (it is requested that this credit line is used in connection with the image when reprodu

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