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Jurassic Climate Of The Morrison Formation Was Highly

Jurassic Climate Of The Morrison Formation Was Highly Complex

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists have long believed that during the Jurassic, the climate of the western United States transitioned from a fairly dry New Mexico to a wetter climate in Montana. A new study from...

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2014-07-19 04:47:08

A new study from University of Oregon geologist Gregory Retallack suggests that soil samples taken by NASA's Mars Curiosity rover contain evidence that Mars was once much warmer and wetter.

2011-11-14 23:23:14

Geologists have long thought the loess—or fine silt—that accumulated on the Chinese Loess Plateau was carried on winds from desert regions to the northwest over the past 2.6 million years.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.