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Re: W. D. Matthew's _Dinosaurs_
On 7/15/07, T. Michael Keesey <email@example.com> wrote:
On 7/14/07, Michael Mortimer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Ah, the Comanchic and Eogene periods. And the KT event only 3.1 Mya. I
> didn't realize such things were believed in 1915.
A web search for "Eogene" turns up papers as late as the '30s.
In the 1931 novella *At the Mountains of Madness*, H. P. Lovecraft has
his geologist protagonist refer repeatedly to the "Comanchian". This
prompted me to some online research, from which it appears that the
Comanchian period is the Lower Cretaceous. There's also a Comanchian
geological province in N America.
Why can't you be a non-conformist just like everybody else?