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January 2008

Clipmark: Emergence of Whales

"The first whales are known from the Indo-Pakistan region of the ancient Tethys seaway in early Eocene sediments dating to about 50 million years ago."

December 2007

Clipmark: Tethyan Plate Tectonic Home Page

Gérard Stampli's research group on the understanding of the Tethyan oceanic domains and their development in terms of plate-tectonics and actualistic

November 2007

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August 2007

June 2007

Clipmark: Songs of the Humpback Whale,Columbia Records, 1970,

As an artefact, the album tells us as much about sensibilities of the era as it does about whales themselves. Payne had opened up an undersea world previously restricted to marine biologists; an eerie submarine space of basso profondo groans and solitary,

May 2007

Clipmark: remnants of the Tethys

By about 15 million years ago plate collisions had shut the seaways of the Tethys and created mountain barriers in the Balkans and on both sides of Iran. However, with major rivers like the Volga and Danube draining into the former northern arm of the Tet

Clipmark: Himalayas: Two continents collide

About 225 million years ago, India was a large island still situated off the Australian coast, and a vast ocean (called Tethys Sea) separated India from the Asian continent. When Pangaea broke apart about 200 million years ago, India began to forge northw

Clipmark: Wadia Institute Himalayan Geology

The Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology carries out basic research in Himalayan Geology and related fields which includes geodynamic evolution, mountain building processes, geoenvironment and mineral resources. The research activities of the Institu

Clipmark: fossilised jawbone of the oldest whale yet discovered

The ocean it once inhabited was destroyed when the Indian continent collided with Asia, creating the Himalayan mountains. This, they believe, shows that the first whales swam in rivers, estuaries and oceans in search of fish, as well as spending time on

Clipmark: Scientists find palm fossils in Ladakh

"The fossils belong to the middle-late Eocene period, anywhere between 45-33 million years ago," SK Paul, a senior scientist with the Dehradun-based Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology said. The fossils were discovered near Shingbuk, about 12 km from

Clipmark: Mystery of the Himalayas solved

Scientists can't even be sure how high the land was before India crashed into Asia, obliterating the Tethys Ocean which used to separate them. Like western South America, the coast could have been lined by mountains.Some scientists have even suggested tha

Clipmark: Tethys Sea, a body of water that existed between a landmass of northern hemisphere continents

During the late Jurassic the world was certainly a different place, and what is now Solnhofen is now understood to have been part of an archipelago on the edge of the Tethys Sea, a body of water that existed between a landmass of northern hemisphere conti

Clipmark: tethys marsh evolution Brain cells of whales similar to humans

Whales are cetaceans and they diverged from land mammals between 50 to 60 million years ago.Brain cells of whales similar to humans