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Re: Ain't No Mountain Low Enough [elephants don't like steep terrain]

On Fri, 28 Jul 2006 00:17:28 +0200 David Marjanovic
<david.marjanovic@gmx.at> writes:
> > I'm not sure that there
> > are any bonafide high-altitude fossil sites older than the 
> Pliocene, 
> > though
> > there might be some in the Rockies (Florissant?).
> Was it you who once mentioned the Gamburtsev Mountains in Antarctica 
> onlist? 
> Whoever did, however, ended by saying "Unfortunately, they're 
> covered by 
> about a mile of ice." 

If the area is covered by a mile of ice, then how do they know that these
hi-alt sediments are fossiliferous?