This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.
This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: Greenland and into northern Europe. With the drop in sea-levels at the end of the Cretaceous plants and animals were able to migrate between these (and other) regions. India, which had separated from the rest of the former Gondwana earlier, remained an island throughout the Cretaceous and into the Tertiary period. The Cretaceous seems to have been a time period during which the climates were quite equitable. There is no evidence of glaciation during this time. Palm trees in fact have been found in Cretaceous sediments as far north as Alaska, and numerous plants with tropical affinities today were common throughout the Aquilapollenites province. Near the end of the Cretaceous a slight global cooling began....
View Full Document
- Fall '10