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“Ridge” not “Trench.” Correcting and expanding episode 179
We blame the sickness. Both of your hosts managed to catch, and were suffering from, a rather nasty little chest cold. In episode 179, on the Triassic period, we mispronounced, misspoke and mistook. Since we were recording on a holiday and didn’t want to do that much research for this week anyway, we corrected our mistakes from the last episode. While we were at it, we got to expand on a couple of things, and add a couple more.
Here’s a link to the animated map of the continents and how they moved around over the Earth’s surface over billions of years.
Continental Drift: 3.3 Billion Years
And here’s a link to an article about the trouble even marine reptiles have breathing while moving.
Locomotion and Respiration in Marine Air-Breathing Vertebrates