Reasons Why The Mayan Drought

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One of the main reason the Mayan disappeared is because of drought. Archeologist have found a another reason the drought because Maya were completely depending on the rainfall for water supply and for agriculture and food.

One possible explanation for the downfall is drought. Central America is naturally prone to drought, but one recent study suggests that Mayan activities may have deepened the dry conditions. In an effort to sustain one of the highest population densities in history, the Mayans transformed the land. They removed nearly all of the forest and replaced it with agricultural crops.

The lack of rain helped raise temperatures on land. When energy from the Sun reaches the ground, it either heats the ground or it causes water
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