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Re: "No Bolides!"
From: Robert.J.Meyerson@uwrf.edu (Rob Meyerson)
> >However there is also the North American data. Here dinosaurs extend
> >without noticable problem all the way to the North Slope of Alaska,
> >yet the largest crocodilian, Phobosuchus, is not known much further
> >north than the Canadian border.
> FYI, up until one hundred years ago (or so) there were alligators in
> Virginia, showing that the group can be relatively adaptable to colder
> climates. Therefore, just because crocks are found in a strata, it
> doesn't mean we can completely rule out seasonal variations in
The climate of the Montana-Alberta area 65 million years ago was not
that different than the climate of Virginia today (which is, after
all, south of the Mason-Dixon line).
Even in the warmer Cretaceous times, the North Slope was probably closer
to the climate of New Jersey than of Virginia.
The peace of God be with you.