OMENS FROM A Vanished Sea

Fox, Douglas
October 2011
High Country News;10/31/2011, Vol. 43 Issue 18, p10
The article focuses on the exploration of geologists Jay Quade of the University of Arizona (UA) in the Silver Island Range in Utah. Quade says that the Silver Island is an inland ocean, in which people took 200 years in order to acknowledge the idea of an inland sea. It mentions Quade's apparitions of a wetter past as well as his prediction for a more dry season in the future. Moreover, it says that it will become more arid in the West America as the global temperature increases.


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