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Re: Inquiring Minds

> The biggest problem I have with cold climate dinos is the question of 
> where the present cold land areas were during the Cretaceous. I do not 
> have time this month to research it but clearly there were some major 
> movements of the Antarctic and quite possibly the north slope of Alaska, 
> etc from Creta to today. Any comments?
> Ray McAllister, Prof (Emeritus) Ocean Eng., FAU, Boca Raton, FL 33064
> Diving Dinosaur, Geologist/Oceanographer/Ocean Engineer, 43 years SCUBA
> mcallist@gate.net (305) 426-0808, Author Diving Locations, Boynton/Dania

Actually, I think the paleolatitude for the North Slope in the Cretaceous is
even higher than it is at present. The same goes for Australia and New Zealand
which have been drifting pretty steadily northward throughout the Cenozoic.