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Lost rainforest covered ‘most of West ANTARCTICA' 90million years ago when South Pole was warm

1 month ago   |   By The Irish Sun


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Antarctica was covered in rainforests when dinosaurs roamed Earth

Antarctica was covered in rainforests when dinosaurs roamed Earth

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Artist's impression issued by the Alfred Wegener Institute of what the South Pole in West Antarctica would have looked like 90 million years ago
Antarctica was covered in rainforest in the time of the dinosaurs, according to a new study.
Researchers have found evidence the South Pole had a climate and forests similar to New Zealand today in a startling discovery.
The team discovered soil from an ancient rainforest from the Cretaceous period within 900 km of the South Pole.
The analysis carried out by an international team of researchers of roots, pollen and spores shows the world was a...
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