Remains of 90 million-year-old rainforest discovered under Antarctic ice

Feb 24, 2020
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Reality Check...Antarctica was closer to the Equator (surprise it was Warmer??).
I was going to post the exact same comment but then I double-checked. What was then the future continent of Antarctica was pretty far south even then, esp. the Pine Island/Thwaites part.
 
Apr 5, 2020
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I find this to be absolutely fascinating. The possibilities as to why the climate shifted in such a dramatic way are countless.
 
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Apr 9, 2020
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I was going to post the exact same comment but then I double-checked. What was then the future continent of Antarctica was pretty far south even then, esp. the Pine Island/Thwaites part.
I found this elsewhere: "By the team's estimates, thanks to the creeping drift of continental plates the drill site would have been several hundred kilometers closer to the South Pole back when dinosaurs still roamed. "
 
Apr 9, 2020
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Reality Check...Antarctica was closer to the Equator (surprise it was Warmer??).
Not sure, I'm sort of confused, I found this in another article: "By the team's estimates, thanks to the creeping drift of continental plates the drill site would have been several hundred kilometers closer to the South Pole back when dinosaurs still roamed. "
 
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Clear evidence that the climate of that time period is the Earths natural climate, and that we're still in an ice age now.
 

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