Web Results
The Mayans
The ancient Maya civilization occupied the eastern third of Mesoamerica, primarily the Yucatan Peninsula. The topography of the area greatly varied from volcanic mountains, which comprised the highlands in the South

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Classic_Maya_collapse

The Maya often recorded dates on monuments they ... A third piece of evidence of the progression of Maya decline, ...

www.history.com/topics/maya

Find out more about the history of Maya, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, ... scholars have debated what might have caused this dramatic decline.

inneroptics.net/mayan_kingdom_book/decline

Decline. The causes for the Maya's decline are numerous, but one of the central causes is that the demands they placed upon their environment grew beyond ...

www.kidspast.com/world-history/0278-mayans-decline.php

The Mayans Decline. By 900 A.D., the Mayan culture began to decline. It is not entirely clear as to why, however, many historians believe that war broke out ...

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

Aug 23, 2012 ... Bustling Mayan cities such as Tikal, in present-day Guatemala, were likely .... The height of Mayan civilization and its decline coincide with the ...

www.ancient.eu/article/759

Oct 18, 2014 ... Within a century or so the flourishing Classic Maya civilization fell into a permanent decline, so that once great cities were abandoned and left ...

www.livescience.com/22581-mayan-empire-collapse-explained.html

Aug 22, 2012 ... Two new studies examine the reasons for the collapse of the Mayan culture, finding the Mayans themselves contributed to the downfall of the ...

dujs.dartmouth.edu/2013/03/climate-change-and-the-decline-of-mayan-civilization

Mar 8, 2013 ... New evidence shows that droughts were a significant factor in the fall of the Mayan civilization. Paleoclimatologist Douglas Kennett of ...

www.usnews.com/news/newsgram/articles/2014/12/29/drought-may-have-led-to-decline-of-ancient-mayan-empire

Dec 29, 2014 ... New geologic evidence suggests periods of extreme drought coincide with the fall of the Mayan civilization.