The Carboniferous Period - The desert regions in mid-North...

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Middle Silurian Period 425 mya
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Early Devonian 390 mya
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Early Carboniferous 356 mya
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As Pangea moves northward, the climatic belts move southward. Tropical rainforests cross from Arctic Canada to Newfoundland and Western Europe.
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Unformatted text preview: The desert regions in mid-North America begin to contract. The Southern Hemisphere begins to cool off. Late Carboniferous 306 mya Extensive rainforests covered the tropical regions of Pangea which was bounded to the north and south by deserts. An ice cap covered the South Pole....
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