The period was named
because of the formation of the carbon-bearing coal deposits in the
Northern Hemisphere. There, the climate was warm.
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(still a part of the Gondwana
continent), the climate was very cold during
this time. It was covered in ice and it was actively volcanic - very
different from the warm and geologically stable continent it is today.
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