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River that crossed Canada during the Cenozoic period
formed when North America drifted west and bumped into volcanic islands, hotspots and microcontinents during the break up of pangea
these formed when hard Cambrian limestone was thrust over softer Mesozoic rocks
environment that has tills and drumlines
name of land bridge that developed during the cenozoic
formed between fold and thrust belts on the Western margin of North America and craton to the east
this sequence was deposited during the cretaceous period
ocean formed when laurasia and gondwana separated
length of glacial/interglacial cycles 1 million years ago (use numerals, spaces instead of commas)
name of one of the oldest known dinosaurs, it was a flesh eater
term: changes in the angle of earth's spin axis
order that evolved from thecodonts, name means 'lizard hipped'
these organisms are used to reconstruct past climates because they record oxygen isotope composition of ocean water
the closing of the central american seaway caused warm water to be directed northward, and resulted in a warm period called
term: axis of rotation of the earth moves in a ciricle
length of glacial/interglacial cycles 3 million years ago (use numerals, spaces instead of commas)
Name of ice sheet that covered Hamilton 20 000 years ago
this type of geologic structure forms traps for oil and gas
group that included crocodiles, extinct flying reptiles, dinosaurs
agile, small, bipedal dinosaurs
rder that evolved from thecodonts, name means 'bird hipped'
cold currents that developed around Antarctica during the late Eocene
carnivorous, bipedal saurischia
immense herbivore saurischia

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