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Re: Is the "KâT boundary" now the "KâPg boundary" ?



Yes, and Pluto is not a planet.

People will still know what you mean when you say K-T
Just as they will know you are talking about Pluto if you refer to the ninth 
planet

--- On Mon, 11/2/09, Danvarner@aol.com <Danvarner@aol.com> wrote:

> From: Danvarner@aol.com <Danvarner@aol.com>
> Subject: Re: Is the "KâT boundary" now the "KâPg boundary" ?
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Cc: oxytropidoceras@cox.net
> Date: Monday, November 2, 2009, 1:41 PM
> In a message dated 11/2/2009 4:12:20
> PM Eastern Standard Time, 
> oxytropidoceras@cox.net
> writes:
> 
> << The people on this list, who work with the K-T
> Boundary might 
> consider the likelyhood that the recent formal ratification
> of the 
> Quaternary System/Period and the Pleistocene Series/Epoch
> systems has changed the "K-T Boundary" to the "K-Pg
> Boundary" >>
> 
> This has been dicussed on the DML numerous times. For
> an example see:
>  
> Â Â _http://dml.cmnh.org/2004Jun/msg00088.html_ 
> (http://dml.cmnh.org/2004Jun/msg00088.html) 
> 
> "K/T" has a nice ring to it and will take a good
> generation to disappear, 
> I'd think. "K-Pg" is a bit clumsy and I didn't know
> she was pregnant. Now 
> back to my illustration of Trachodon. DV
>  
>