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I looked for the answer everywhere, and then i found this site and i thought you might know the answer. So, can you explain why fossils of marine animals are found in places where no oceans exist? can you provide a reference specifically into glaciation?



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At certain periods in the history of the earth, places that are now land were covered by a shallow sea. Much of the United States was once underwater. This is not something that is directly related to glaciation.

Richard Barrans Jr., Ph.D.
Chemical Separations Group
Chemistry Division CHM/200
Argonne National Laboratory
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