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Re: Mega eruption may have wiped out [Cambrian] life
This discussion has devolved into a bad Twilight Zone episode (or maybe a
bad imitation of the "Who's on 1st?" comedy skit).
My head hurts. Dora, please get a copy of the geologic time scale. The
current authoratative source is at:
On Wed, 28 Jun 2006 05:57:34 -0500 Dora Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Well, in the case of the end-Cretaceous exctinction, we know that two
> happened at that time that each alone could have possibly caused it,
> so it
> is reasonable to think they both contributed.
> It sound like K/T Dykes needs a review (honestly, I hadn't thought
> obscure information - even I know it off the top of my head!), so
> that would
> be the flood basalt vocano field in India, and the meteorite in
> Mexico. I
> am confused, because the three posts I have from Mr./ Ms. Dykes, who
> signed the posts and whose first name is not in his or her address,
> arguing with his or herself on this.
> Dora Smith
> Austin, TX
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "K and T Dykes" <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, June 28, 2006 2:27 AM
> Subject: Re: Mega eruption may have wiped out [Cambrian] life
> > <<I'd wager that it takes more than just a single event (probably
> > more
> > than two coincidental events) to cause a mass extinction.
> > There's a heck of a difference between that, and concluding it was
> > events what probably did it, Dann. As you point out several
> > possibilities, I doubt that first sentence is exactly
> > Doing
> > something as mundane as bunging in a landbridge between North and
> > America, for example, could have interesting effects on sea flows.
> > you
> > don't need a weatherman to know that affects how the wind
> blows... (With
> > thanks to Bob Dylan.)
> >> --
> >> Dann Pigdon
> >> GIS / Archaeologist http://heretichides.soffiles.com
> >> Melbourne, Australia
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