Origins and evolution of the Antarctic biota: an introduction

@article{Crame1989OriginsAE,
  title={Origins and evolution of the Antarctic biota: an introduction},
  author={J. Alistair Crame},
  journal={Geological Society, London, Special Publications},
  year={1989},
  volume={47},
  pages={1 - 8}
}
  • J. Crame
  • Published 1989
  • Environmental Science, Geology, Geography
  • Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Within the last 25 years there has been a dramatic increase in our knowledge of the fossil record of Antarctica. Improved access to the remotest parts of the continent, the advent of offshore drilling and intensive study of early expedition collections have all led to the accumulation of a vast amount of data that stretches back nearly 600 Ma to the beginning of the Cambrian period. No longer can Antarctica be dismissed from our view of the history of life on earth simply because so little is… 
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