Demise of Mayan Civilization: Belize's Blue Hole Hints at Drought as Cause

December 30, 2014 12:52 AM

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The Mayan civilization was one of the most advanced of its time in the America before they disappeared. Now, we may know what happened to them. (Photo : Dennis Jarvis)

The Blue Hole is an underwater cave off the coast of Belize which has long attracted divers and tourists. Now, rock samples collected at the feature, as well as nearby lagoons, could answer one of the great mysteries of archaeology.

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