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



As far as I'm concerned, Pluto is a planet.

Yours,
Dora Smith
Austin, TX
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----- Original Message ----- From: "Erik Boehm" <erikboehm07@yahoo.com>
To: <dinosaur@usc.edu>; <Danvarner@aol.com>
Cc: <oxytropidoceras@cox.net>
Sent: Tuesday, November 03, 2009 3:00 AM
Subject: 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:

_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






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