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Re: [rsulliva@sparky.cmic.state.pa.us: Re: "No Bolides!"]



>From: cpretzma@magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu (Chip Pretzman)
> > Dear me! Can you also explain, or not explain the Permian extinction?
>
>I see two interesting co-occurances here:
>
>1. the Siberian Traps. (originally larger than the Deccan Traps).
>2. an ice age.
>
>I would think these two together might just do it.

Add on the continental assembly of Pangea II, and you have a wonderful
mixture for extiction.

Rob "One Month to Graduation" Meyerson