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Drought destroyed the Mayan civilization- VIDEO PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 09 November 2012 18:00

In the Science magazine was published an article of a group of scientists from the UK, Switzerland and the United States, under the leadership of Kenneth Douglas, Professor of Anthropology from University of Pennsylvania, that the principal cause of death of the Mayan civilization was a drought. According to the Science, as a result of isotopic analysis of stalagmites of two thoUSAnd years old, that were found in caves in the territory of Mayan civilization, it became possible to reconstruct the climatic conditions in the entire history of Mayan civilization. According to Douglas Kenneth, from the analysis of stalagmites from caveYoke Balum in the south of Belize, and in other caves - were found a strong correlation between climatic conditions and periods of prosperity and decline of the ancient Mayan civilization- with heavy weather rainfall during the 450-660, has led to rapid population growth and urban sprawl in the valleys of the Maya of Central America, and the lack of water caused a decline in agriculture of Maya. But the most severe drought since 1020 to the 1100 had a strong influence on the civilization of the Maya, THE VIDEO:

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НАЖМИТЕ ЗДЕСЬ ДЛЯ ПРОСМОТРА ВСЕГО СПИСКА НОВОСТЕЙ О НЕОБЫЧНЫХ ЯВЛЕНИЯХ>>>

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