Belize’s Famed Blue Hole Uncovers Evidences To The Mayans’ Collapse

December 29, 2014 8:50 PM

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Belize’s Famed Blue Hole Uncovers Evidences To The Mayans’ Collapse

The primeval Mayan civilization caved in because of a century-long dry spell, new research proposes.

Minerals taken from Belize’s renowned undersea hole, known as the Blue Hole, and lagoons close by, demonstrate that an intense dearth happened between AD 800 and AD 900, exactly when the Mayan civilization deteriorated. After the downpours come back, the Mayans moved north — yet they vanished again ...

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