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Re: Antarctic Elasmosaur



On Sat, 2 Mar 2002 15:37:26   
 David Marjanovic wrote:
>> If I remember correctly from one of my Geology classes, (and
>> it`s been a long time), wasn`t there evidence of a Cretaceous ice age
>found
>> in the Sahara desert region?
>
>I hope you don't remember correctly! Ice in the Sahara in the Cretaceous,
>when the Sahara was at the equator!?! There is plenty of evidence of
>glaciation in the Sahara, but that dates back to the Ordovician IIRC when it
>was at the South Pole.

Yes, and the Pennsylvanian, when much of Africa was either located over or near 
the South Pole. 

Steve

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