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Re: Antarctic Elasmosaur



-----Original Message-----
From: Steve Brusatte <dinoland@lycos.com>
To: dinosaur@usc.edu <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Date: Saturday, March 02, 2002 2:09 PM
Subject: 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.
>


Yup! My wrong! Shoulda checked out that old textbook first!