Friday, December 27, 2013

Fact of the Day: Jurassic Mountains

The Jurassic time period synonymous with dinosaurs gets its name from the Jura Mountain range. The mountains are located in France, Switzerland, and Germany.  

12 comments:

Mama Zen said...

I wonder why . . .

Sara said...

interesting! cool fact!

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Emmylou said...

I loved dinosaurs but did't even realize that's where Jurassic came from..sigh....

Ana Mínguez Corella said...

Very interesting.. Have a nice day.. :-)))

Pilar Domínguez said...

It sounds totally new for me.Thanks for sharing. Kisses, Adam:)

Dana said...

That's a new one for me, too. Have a great day!

Holy Ghost Writer said...

News to me

Pat Hatt said...

They looking pretty ancient

stephen Hayes said...

Very interesting, and it's always a treat to see a Gustave Courbet painting.

Christine said...

Interesting.

Theresa Mahoney said...

Neat fact!

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

I wish I could time travel and see that period!