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Holocene Epoch

The Holocene is a geological epoch which began at the end of the Pleistocene (at 11,700 calendar years BP)  and continues to the present....

Pleistocene Epoch

The Pleistocene is the geological epoch which lasted from about 2,588,000 to 11,700 years ago, spanning the world's recent period of repeated glaciations. Charles Lyell...

Quaternary Period

The Quaternary Period /kwəˈtɜrnəri/ is the most recent of the three periods of the Cenozoic Era in the geologic time scale of the ICS.It...

Pliocene Epoch

The Pliocene is the period in the geologic timescale that extends from 5.332 million to 2.588 million years before present. It is the second...

Miocene Epoch

The Miocene is the first geological epoch of the Neogene period and extends from about 23.03 to 5.332 million years ago (Ma). The Miocene...

Neogene Period

The Neogene is a geologic period and system in the International Commission on Stratigraphy (ICS) Geologic Timescale starting 23.03 ± 0.05 million years ago...

Oligocene Epoch

The Oligocene is a geologic epoch of the Paleogene period and extends from about 33.9 million to 23 million years before the present (33.9±0.1...

Eocene Epoch

The Eocene epoch, lasting from 56 to 33.9 million years ago, is a major division of the geologic timescale and the second epoch of...

Paleocene Epoch

The Paleocene or Palaeocene, the "old recent", is a geologic epoch that lasted from about 66 to 56 million years ago. It is the...

Paleogene Period

The Paleogene is a geologic period and system that began 66 and ended 23.03 million years ago and comprises the first part of the...

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