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Re: Sundry responses of Bois



In a message dated 5/28/00 5:38:20 PM EST, jbois@umd5.umd.edu writes:

<< India
 is controversial but some researchers claim it was connected in the latest
 K/T (is there a record of dino extinction in India--I think not).  And in
 other continents there is no record of extinction. >>

Chatterjee & Rudra have noted K-T boundary clay through the middle of the 
Deccan Traps, with plentiful dinosaur remains below and none above. They 
attribute the boundary clay and extinction to the asteroid impact that caused 
the so-called Shiva crater, but it could simply be from the Chicxulub impact. 
Or, if there really was a Shiva impact at the same time, to both.