We didn’t go there on our visit to the South Island, but we weren’t too far away.
And it’s an interesting story that might someday be repeated and lead to our demise. 1,272 more words
One day, some 65 million years ago—at least, so it is thought to have happened—a meteorite, some 10km in diameter, smashed into the earth’s surface, throwing up an enormous dust cloud which darkened the skies, occluding the sun’s irradiance and lowering global temperatures. 1,083 more words