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Re: 45 MYA Redwoods Found Near North Pole
David Marjanovic wrote:
> > We dont have plants that can survive under those conditions today, let
> > alone forests, Jahren says. For a tree to endure four months of daylight
> > is like you or I going without sleep for four months.
This happens in Alaska every year in the summer. Constant daylight is
about 4-5 months long, depending on how far North you are. All it seems
to do is allow one to grow 40 lb cabbages and the like; it's wonderful
for growing things which have a growing season that short. It can make
people a little goofy, though.
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