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August 29, 2003

Hollywood glaciers

Hollywood was in sight of glaciers as recently as five-thousand years ago:

Using a new technique to measure how long glacier-strewn boulders have been ice-free, geologist Lewis Owen of the University of California at Riverside and colleagues have discovered there were several glacial periods on San Gorgonio Mountain immediately northeast of Los Angeles.

Most peculiar.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at August 29, 2003 09:36 AM