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Re: "Meteor theory gets rocky ride from dinosaur expert"

On Thu, 26 May 2005 14:51:17 -0500 "jrc" <jrccea@bellsouth.net> writes:
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Phil Bigelow" <bigelowp@juno.com>
> > But if you look at a paleogeographic map of the WIS, you
> > will note that the wave would strike most of the Interior 
> coastline at a
> > small (glancing) angle.  This geographic alignment may have 
> moderated the
> > horrific effects of the tsunami within the seaway.

> It is likely that the shallow shelf across the southern WIS would 
> also have 
> caused the wave to break, thereby ameliorating its impact in the 
> northern 
> WIS.

Oh yeah.  I forgot about that not so little detail.