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Collaborative Research: Late Cretaceous-Paleogene Vertebrates from Antarctica: Implications for Paleobiogeography, Paleoenvironment, and Extinction in Polar Gondwana
Entry ID: USAP-1142129

Abstract: One of the great unknowns in the history of life is the part that Antarctica played in the evolution and paleobiogeography of vertebrates during the key time interval that spans the end of the Mesozoic and the beginning of the Cenozoic eras (the Cretaceous-Paleogene or K-Pg, between roughly 100 and 40 million years ago). Although specimens of fishes, marine reptiles, non-avian dinosaurs, birds, ... View entire text
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Description: NSF Award Abstract #1142129
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  N: -63.5   S: -65.5   E: -56.0   W: -60.0

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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2012-06-01
Stop Date: 2017-12-31
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Carnegie Institute
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2017-07-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-08-29