Re: Australian land bridge (was Re: [asa] finally convinced)

From: Randy Isaac <randyisaac@comcast.net>
Date: Tue Dec 15 2009 - 11:24:34 EST

Yes, that was my comment, not Rich's, and I failed to make that clear.
Thanks for clarifying.
Randy

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From: "Murray Hogg" <muzhogg@netspace.net.au>
Sent: Sunday, December 13, 2009 11:29 AM
To: "ASA" <asa@calvin.edu>
Subject: Australian land bridge (was Re: [asa] finally convinced)

> Hi Rich,
>
> A relatively minor observation on the land bridge comments.
>
> Around 6000 years ago Australia was connected to Papua New Guinea by a
> land bridge, but the resulting "continent" was still isolated from Asia.
>
> There are several deep water straights in the region between Malaysia and
> PNG because of which the islands of the region were first populated by sea
> faring groups, not by land migration.
>
> Blessings,
> Murray
>
>>
>> Just a few clarifications, John. Continents being connected by land
>> bridges was effected by a much colder ice age with the water locked in
>> massive glaciers, not a warming.
>
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