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04/21/2017

ANTACTICA – Ascension With Earth – 4-20-17

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This is an article fragment.   Courtesy of   Ascension With Earth.

Frozen Antarctica once had lush tropical forest

Forests began to appear in Antarctica some 298 million years ago during the Permian geologic period, as glaciers retreated and the global climate entered a warming phase

Santiago : Nearly 300 million years ago, the frozen, inhospitable Antarctica was covered by lush subtropical forests, according to scientists. “That Antarctica was once green is a matter of consensus among scientists, but still unknown to many people,” Marcelo Leppe, a paleontologist who works with the Chilean Antarctic National Institute, told Efe news.

http://www.freepressjournal.in/webspecial/frozen-antarctica-once-had-lush-tropical-forest/1053009

Did you know that Antarctica, the white continent, was once a vast forest?

Roughly 80 million years ago, walking in Antarctica was like walking today in a tropical or subtropical forest. If you’d visited Antarctica 300 million years ago, you could have lounged beneath swaying palm trees and enjoyed balmy…

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