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others were characteristic of North America. One very prominent New World
family was the merycoidodonts (or oreodonts), which lasted until the early
Pliocene (about 6,000,000 years ago). They had somewhat piglike proportions,
short faces, ...
As in the North Atlantic, the weather is usually settled and fine in the latitudes of
the high pressure but is unsettled and stormy in the higher latitudes of the
Westerlies. The great storminess of the Southern Hemisphere Westerlies largely
intermediate water also crosses the Equator and can be traced to about 20° N.
Large amounts of the Antarctic bottom water and intermediate water mix with the
North Atlantic deep water, return to the south, and rise toward the surface
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