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Re: Temp in Cretaceous



That's a valid question.  I believe that AK is "built" from some 50 
island arcs.

regards:

Wild Bill Owens        \_/
Geography             /. .\   There is no friend like a canis! 
University of Idaho   \ - /        
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On Thu, 12 Oct 1995 Lightwaves@aol.com wrote:

> Howdy,
> 
> I have to ask, where was Alaska at the time? I mean in the continental
> positioning scheme during the Cretaceous. Was it farther south, north, east,
> or west of the present position? Also, the surrounding ocean temps played a
> role, didn't it? Global weather patterns surely were very different. Were
> there not many more shallow seas, globally? What about Antarctic dino's? Was
> it in the same place, vastly warmer, and so on?
> 
> Hmmm, too many questions, again!
> 
> Roger A. Stephenson
> lightwaves@aol.com
>