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Re: K/T boundary
>And the symbol for Cambrian is not a 'C' anyway but a 'C' with a line
>through it. Carboniferous has a straight 'C' and Cretaceous has a 'K'
>(Kreide = chalk in German).
Dr. Clark is absolutely correct about this.
>By the way the 'Tertiary' does not exist
Would that this were true. Unfortunately, the USGS continues to formally
recognize the Tertiary. Of course, we were also the last institution to
formally recognize the Paleocene...
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Vertebrate Paleontologist in Exile Phone: 703-648-5280
U.S. Geological Survey FAX: 703-648-5420
Branch of Paleontology & Stratigraphy
MS 970 National Center
Reston, VA 22092