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 Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 231102.\\ Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 231102.\\
  
-==== Scafell Eruption, ​Late Ordovician Extinction, 443M BCE ====+==== Late Ordovician Extinction, 443M BCE ====
  
-Located in England, ​this VEI 8 eruption ​took place at the end of the Ordovician, when some 85% of all life on earth went extinct with a rapid advance and retreat of glaciers. ​ How much Scafell affected the glacial advance and retreat is currently unknown, as Gondwana was also drifting over the South Pole at that time, forming ice caps and sequestering global water.+Located in England, ​the Scafell Eruption (VEI 8took place at the end of the Ordovician, when some 85% of all life on earth went extinct with a rapid advance and retreat of glaciers. ​ How much Scafell affected the glacial advance and retreat is currently unknown, as Gondwana was also drifting over the South Pole at that time, forming ice caps and sequestering global water.  A supernova has been fingered as a potential culprit, as well.
  
 [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Scafells]]\\ [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Scafells]]\\
 Birkett, B.  2007.  __Scafell, Portrait of a Mountain__ London: Frances Lincoln Limited. p12\\ Birkett, B.  2007.  __Scafell, Portrait of a Mountain__ London: Frances Lincoln Limited. p12\\
 [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Ordovician]]\\ [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Ordovician]]\\
 +[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Ordovician%E2%80%93Silurian_extinction_events]]\\
 +[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Ordovician%E2%80%93Silurian_extinction_events]]\\
 +[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Near-Earth_supernova]]\\
  
 ==== Andean-Saharan Glaciation, 450M BCE ==== ==== Andean-Saharan Glaciation, 450M BCE ====
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