RE: Wobble Wobble

From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Tue Feb 01 2000 - 18:49:00 MST

At 05:10 PM 1/02/00 +0100, Rik wrote:

>In fact, some people believe that we had such a wobble at the
>end of the last ice age, some 12500 years ago. This is still
>a controversial thing but there's anecdotal and geological
>evidence pointing to some pretty devastating events back then.
>Then again, there's other geological evidence suggesting that
>nothing of that magnitude happened and that the end of the ice
>age wasn't that spectacular at all.

Well, not severe enough to snap stalagmites off the roof:

< Stalagmites
grow at a similar rate. Areas with a lot of overgrowth and tropical
temperatures would have
the higher rates. Thus, a 60foot giant, as might be found in Carlsbad
Caverns, would have
a minimum estimated age of about 180,000 years. >

Steady as she goes...


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