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These seals were inscribed with elegant portrayals of real and imagined animals and were marked with the Indus script writing. Some of the oldest remaining carpets are Mamluk. He was a philosopher and scriptural interpreter who lived in Alexandria from around 30 B. Mapuches have strongly protested against discrimination and demanded the return of their ancestral land. The first famous representative of this new literature was the poet Rudaki, of whose qasidahs only a few have survived.

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[43] � Carbon dioxide vented by volcanism in the Mesozoic era is what made it so warm .� Tectonic plate movements can alter the circulation of the atmosphere and ocean.� Wh en continental plates come together into a supercontinent, oceanic currents can fail and the oceans can become anoxic, as atmospheric oxygen is no longer drawn into the global ocean�s depths, which may have triggered numerous mass extinction events. [44] � When continents are near the poles, ice ages can appear, but in our current ice age the tipping point is variations in Earth�s orientation to the Sun, which is affected by, among other influences, the Moon.� Tectonic plates can collide, such as the collision of India into Asia, which formed the Himalayan Mountains and raised the Tibetan Plateau.� That continuing event not only changed Earth�s weather patterns and influenced the monsoons� formation, it also exposed a great deal of raw rock to the atmosphere and consequently removed atmospheric carbon dioxide through weathering, which in turn made the atmosphere cooler. �That may have contributed to the ice age that we currently experience, although other studies indicate that the carbon removal may have been more due to the burial of organic matter .� The debate is continuing as the complex dynamics are subjected to scientific investigation. [45] � For all of the controversy over the dynamics, few scientists argue against the idea that atmospheric carbon dioxide has been falling, fairly consistently, since about 150-to-100 mya, from more than a thousand parts per million to the roughly 200-300 parts per million (�PPM�) of the past million years.� Ne arly 35 million years ago (also written as �35 mya�), carbon dioxide levels fell below 600 PPM, when the Antarctic ice sheet began to form. 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[48] � Without the ocean, there would not be life on Earth as we know it.� On Earth, that hydrogen liberated by ultraviolet light reacts with atmospheric oxygen and turns back into water before it can escape into space. [49] � The reason for free oxygen in the atmosphere is photosynthesis.� When comparing Earth�s tectonics to Venus�s, the formation of granite, continents, and setting the tectonic plates in motion appears to be due to Earth�s ocean. [50] � Plate tectonics are responsible for recycling elements through Earth�s crust and mantle, and the carbon cycle in particular has great import.� Photosynthesis led to atmospheric oxygen, which led to the ozone layer that helped prevent the splitting of water, and atmospheric oxygen recaptured hydrogen that would have otherwise escaped to space, which prevented the oceans from disappearing, which probably led to plate tectonics, which led to the formation of granitic continents, which led to land-based life.� In short, life made Earth more conducive to life.� That is the most important impact of life on geophysical and geochemical processes, but far from the only one; others will be explored in this essay.� Geology in the West is considered to have begun during the Classic Greek period, and Persian and Chinese scholars furthered the discipline during the medieval period.� While volcanoes and geysers have always provided humanity with abundant evidence that Earth�s interior is hot, when humans began mining hydrocarbons and metals in abundance during the early days of industrialization, the collection of data about Earth�s subterranean temperature began.� It was not until my lifetime that some of Earth�s geological processes were understood well enough to begin mapping its energy flows.� Today�s most widely accepted hypothesis is that the energy provided by radioactive decay of elements such as potassium, uranium, and thorium is the primary heat source for Earth�s geological processes, and propels mass flows within Earth.� There is a constant upwelling of mass from the mantle, riding those energy currents.� When those flows reach Earth�s crust, the lighter portions float to Earth�s surface. 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