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Cretaceous Paleogeography

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Extraordinary fossil find sheds light on duck-billed dinosaurs
They lived during the late Cretaceous Period, 85 to 66 million years ago and were widely distributed across the globe, with fossils found in present-day North America, China, and Europe.
A new time tree reveals Earth history's imprint on the evolution of modern birds
We found that the most recent common ancestor of modern birds inhabited South America around 95 million years ago, but it was not until the Cretaceous-Paleogene transition (66 million years ago) that Neornithes began to diversify rapidly around the world.
Climate Change And Plate Tectonics Influenced The Evolution Of Modern Birds
It is generally agreed upon that modern birds originated during the Cretaceous.
Fossils Show How Ancient Seafloor Gave Rise to Life
Signs of 125-million-year-old life lurk in rocks drilled from deep under the seafloor near Spain and Portugal, new research finds.
New Geosphere themed issue: The anatomy of rifting Geological Society of America
Jeffrey Amato and colleagues conducted a study of a Mesozoic suture zone in Northeastern Russia where two continental blocks collided sometime in the Cretaceous period. The South Anyui suture zone is a critical component of the tectonic history of the ...

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