Which is strong evidence supporting the impact hypothesis for the extinction of the dinosaurs?

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asked Apr 6, 2012 by KistNus
Which is strong evidence supporting the impact hypothesis for the extinction of the dinosaurs?

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answered Apr 6, 2012 by KistNus

extremely high quantities of iridium in rocks that formed around 65 million years ago

Explanation : Presence of an element abundant only in asteroids and meteorites proves that an asteroid impact occurred at the K-P boundary, around the time dinosaurs went extinct.

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