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Unformatted text preview: when you cross the George Washington Bridge from Fort Lee New Jersey to Bronx New York. The basalts are volcanic rocks that were erupted when Pangaea split apart and molten rock erupted to Earth’s surface. The redbeds were for by water in lakes and rivers. The Newark Supergroup extends from as far south as the Carolinas to as far north as Nova Scotia. End of the Cretaceous sees the extinction of many forms of life, including the dinosaurs, which were the dominant during the Mesozoic. Evidence suggests that the Earth was impacted by an object from outer space. The Cenozoic Era is the third and final part of the Phanerozoic. It is the beginning of the modern world. The continents are aligning to their present geographic positions on the globe during the early part of the Cenozoic. Large ice sheets grew and melted in North America at least 10 times within the past 1,000,000 years. At least 2 glaciers, and at most 3, have left evidence in northern New Jersey....
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This note was uploaded on 01/21/2012 for the course GEOL 01:460:100 taught by Professor Christopherlepre during the Spring '12 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '12