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Deccan eruptions + sunken micro-continents from Mesozoic Gondwana



From: Ben Creisler
bh480@scn.org

A couple of news items about geology that apply to dinosaurs:

Evidence for dinosaur extinction associated with Deccan eruptions:

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1111113/jsp/frontpage/story_14743843.jsp

G. KELLER, P.K. BHOWMICK, H. UPADHYAY, A. DAVE, A.N. REDDY, B.C. JAIPRAKASH
and T. ADATTE (2011)
Deccan Volcanism Linked to the Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary Mass
Extinction: New Evidence from ONGC Wells in the Krishna-Godavari Basin. 
Journal of the Geological Society of India 78(5): 399-428

[The November issue with the article is not yet posted on Springer so I
don't have the abstract.
http://www.springerlink.com/content/x015x6505020/]

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Undersea sunken "micro-continents" from dinosaur-age Gondwana found:

http://sydney.edu.au/news/84.html?newscategoryid=2&newsstoryid=8188

http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/special-features/scientists-find-two-sunken-
islands-off-wa-part-of-gondwana-land-link/story-e6frg163-1226194474355


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