Early & Middle Jurassic Climate

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The Pangean Mega-monsoon was in full swing during the Early and Middle Jurassic.   The interior of Pangea was very arid and hot. Deserts covered what is now the Amazon and Congo rainforests.  China, surrounded by moistur bearing winds was lush and verdant.  MAP LEGEND

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