Dinosaurs can rise and fall, and so can the Earth itself. Take Switzerland: In the past 241 million years it went from being beachfront property to a mountainous skier's heaven dotted with chalets.
In that ground-breaking change, remnants of the past got elevated along with the Alps, stranding seashells
and other fossils on mountain peaks and leaving a scattered record for
paleontologists trying to piece together what life on Earth used to look