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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Classic_Maya_collapse

In archaeology, the classic Maya collapse is the decline of Classic Maya civilization and the ... Although termed a collapse, it did not mark the end of the Maya civilization but rather a shift away from the Southern Lowlands as a power center; ...

science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2009/06oct_maya

Oct 6, 2009 ... A major drought occurred about the time the Maya began to disappear. And at the time of their collapse, the Maya had cut down most of the ...

www.history.com/news/ask-history/why-did-the-maya-abandon-their-cities

Oct 5, 2016 ... What is certain is that the Mayans didn't disappear in the aftermath of the collapse . Instead, cities in the northern lowlands region, such as ...

www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/why-did-the-mayan-civilization-collapse-a-new-study-points-to-deforestation-and-climate-change-30863026

Aug 23, 2012 ... Although the Mayan people never entirely disappeared—their ... plaster for their elaborate constructions—experts estimate it would have taken ...

www.bbc.com/earth/story/20160222-severe-droughts-explain-the-mysterious-fall-of-the-maya

Feb 22, 2016 ... We might finally know why the Maya abandoned their impressive ... Because, while most Maya cities declined as the climate dried, not all did.

www.thoughtco.com/what-happened-to-the-ancient-maya-2136182

Mar 19, 2017 ... In 800 A.D., the Maya Empire consisted of a number of powerful city-states ... An earthquake, disease or other widespread calamity would have ...

mayas.mrdonn.org/empire.html

Before very long, the Maya had built hundreds of cities. ... Just as the fall of Rome did not mean the end of Romans, there are many descendants of the ancient Maya living in Central America today. About 40% ... Why did the Maya disappear ?

io9.com/5928085/10-civilizations-that-disappeared-under-mysterious-circumstances

Jul 23, 2012 ... Why did people abandon these once-thriving cities, agricultural centers, ... Though it's often said that the Maya civilization began a mysterious ...

www.lifedeathprizes.com/amazing-stuff/mayans-ancient-aliens-11094

The Mayan cities were abandoned, the people's traditions forgotten and their ... and that, when they disappeared, they'd quite simply gone back to their home planet? ... And why did they appear to have such in-depth understanding of the solar ...

www.businessinsider.com/maya-civilization-fall-droughts-climate-change-mexico-2016-6

Jun 27, 2016 ... These abandoned Mayans cities hold an alarming prophecy for today ... But why did a sophisticated and seemingly prosperous civilization would pull up stakes over the course of ... Reservoirs of water started disappearing.