Lithologic Indicators of Climate

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This Legend indicates which lithologic indicators of climate would be expected to occur in the five different climatic zones (Tropical, Arid, Warm Temperate, Cool Temperate, Cold) shown on the paleoclimatic reconstructions.

Information on the distribution of climatically sensitive rock types was collected by A. J. Boucot (U. of Oregon) with help form Chen Xu (Nanjing University).

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