In the beginning of Cretaceous period, the seas began to raise, and
large areas in northern and central Australia became inundated. (That's
when the Great Artesian Basin was formed
There was also a new chain of volcanoes, mainly andesitic, in north
Queensland and Tasmania. Gondwana continent started to break up - India
The climate was still warm and humid (temperate) and there was plenty
of rainforest which was the dinosaur habitat.
Other places where fossils have been found are in southern Victoria,
in the Kimberley
region in Western
Australia. In most of those places there
are dinosaur statues and often a museum that displays their fossils and
Other Cretaceous animals included fish, lungfish, shells, insects,
giant marine reptiles, and modern birds
Plants included cycads,
mosses, kauri, hoop and Bunya Pines, and podocarps such as Huon Pines.
What was new was that during this period, the first
plants (angiosperms) evolved.
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