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Re: Chicxulub's Antipode (Re: cause of death at KT)

Chris Glen writes:

PS. Shiva - creative name for the crater (Hindu god of destruction which
allows following creation... which seems appropriate... if you don't mind the 
incorporation of religious
terminology in scientific terms.

*Sauroposeidon*, *Achelousaurus*, *Kronosaurus*, *Rhoetosaurus*, *Quetzalcoatl*, *Aeolosaurus*... just to name a few. The names of gods appear quite frequently in palaeontology alone. I suspect geology is rife with them as well (the term 'pluton' comes to find).


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