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From: "Jim Huston" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Sea Depths - worldwide.
Date: Tue, 08 Mar 2005 13:33:27 -0500
Yes, glacial ice depressed the crust it sat on and elevated the ice-free
regions, while sea level everywhere was low due to the amount of water tied
up in ice. Sea level recovers much more rapidly after glaciation than
crustal displacement (which is still adjusting), making for very complex
>From: Philip Ritter <>
>Subject: Re: [DNA] Sea Depths - worldwide.
>Date: Tue, 08 Mar 2005 09:21:28 -0800
>I've finally gotten around to reading After the Ice by Steven Mithen. One
>of the things that is mentioned there is that the weight of the glaciers
>actually depressed the land that was covered with ice, causing the land to
>bulge up in the latitudes south of the glaciers. Thus the sea depths in
>1990 may not tell the complete story of what lands might have been exposed
>during the ice ages.
>At 06:18 AM 3/8/2005, you wrote:
>>1990 should probably work; those depths don't change too rapidly.
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: "AAF" <>
>>Sent: Tuesday, March 08, 2005 3:56 AM
>>Subject: [DNA] Sea Depths - worldwide.
>> > The Times Atlas of the World, published by the London Times Newspaper
>> > gives sea depths on all its maps. My copy was published in 1990, but i
>> > there is a new, updated edition every two years or so.
>> > Alan Foster.
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