What Caused the Mass Extinction Recorded at the K-T Boundary?
ESU801  The Deccan Traps

Other theories besides the asteriod impact theory have been suggested to explain the cause of the K-T mass extinction.

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Dewey M. McLean
Past and current geographic distribution of the Deccan Traps.
Background

News Article

Flood Basalts

4. What are the Deccan traps, and what theory do they help support?


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