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Continental Drift - 65 Million Years Ago

65 Mya

By 65 million years ago, the end of the Cretaceous period and the beginning of the Cenozoic, the continents were aleady beginning to take on a more recognizable form. Water still covered the area that is now Central America, Antarctica and Australia had still not separated and India was still on a collision course with the the continent of Eurasia.

The dinosaurs had just been wiped out by a mass extinction and the age of the mammals was now beginning. Flowering plants also continued to diversify during this period.

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