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Map Shows Climate - 80 Million Years Ago

By April 4, 2008

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Researchers have published a map of the earth showing the climate during the Cretaceous period, 80 million years ago. The map shows a very warm planet with seas covering low-lying areas of continents as sea level was 170m (558ft) higher than today. The BBC provides the map online.

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April 16, 2008 at 4:32 pm
(1) (blannk) says:

you should put a picture of the the earth what it look like 50 to 100 million years ago.

April 18, 2008 at 11:46 am
(2) larry says:

With global warming and the ocean rising, it gives a new meaning to “ocean front property” for sale.

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