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Re: SV: AW: Icy blast from the past



Another alternative would be to use a really, really big hair dryer. 


--- On Sat, 7/11/09, Tommy Tyrberg <tommy.tyrberg@norrkoping.mail.telia.com> 
wrote:

> From: Tommy Tyrberg <tommy.tyrberg@norrkoping.mail.telia.com>
> Subject: SV: AW: Icy blast from the past
> To: mayor@stanford.edu, "'DML List'" <dinosaur@usc.edu>
> Date: Saturday, July 11, 2009, 10:58 AM
> Try the Gamburtsev mountains. That is
> about the only place on Earth that
> may have stayed frozen ever since the Cretaceous.
> Unfortunately it is a
> bit inaccessible (under about 1000-1500 meters of ice).
> Since it would
> probably take something like 30-40 degrees warming to thaw
> out the
> Gamburtsevs it might be best to wait for Antarctica to move
> away from
> the Pole. 
> 
> Tommy Tyrberg
> 
> -----Ursprungligt meddelande-----
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> FÃr
> Adrienne Mayor
> Skickat: den 10 juli 2009 19:51
> Till: DML List
> Ãmne: Re: AW: Icy blast from the past
> 
> Can we predict that many more "queer" and astounding
> partially 
> preserved "monsters" will emerge from the melting
> glaciers in the 
> arctic and antarctic regions in coming years? perhaps even
> plesiosaurs 
> and/or other Cretaceous remains, which will probably be
> identified by 
> local discoverers as "sea serpents" and the like?
> 
> > For your amusement. I recently
> > bought a used paleo monograph, and tucked inside was a
> small
> > news clipping from The Telegraph, dated 11/25/30,
> which
> > reads as follows:
> >
> > "CARCASS OF PREHISTORIC REPTILE FOUND IN GLACIER.
> > Cordova, Alaska, Nov 25 (AP).
> > Reports received from Valdez today said the carcass of
> a
> > giant lizardlike creature, with fur in perfect
> condition,
> > had been found on Glacier Island near there. The
> strange
> > creature, reported to be 42 feet long, including a
> tail
> > measuring 16 feet, was believed to have been preserved
> since
> > prehistoric times by being encased in ice in the
> upper
> > reaches of the Columbia Glacier. T
have worked its way gradually to the area.Â
> The head
> > was reported to be six feet long and the body twenty
> feet in
> > length."
> >
> > To me the real question is why does the government
> and
> > scientific community continue to hide and suppress
> such
> > discoveries?
> 
> Because the flesh was ignominiously fed to foxes, while the
> skeleton 
> made its way to a carnival ("Alaska's Prehistoric Monster
> â Millions 
> of years old. Nearly 30 feet long. Baffles the scientific
> world. 
> Queerest monster ever found. Discovered in Columbia
> Glacier. Now on 
> Exhibit. Here for a short time. Don't miss it. 25 cents
> Adults, 15Â 
> cents, children any time."), perhaps:
> 
> http://www.thecordovatimes.com/news/show/2167
> 
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Eike
> 
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