geologic time

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Synonyms for geologic time

the time of the physical formation and development of the earth (especially prior to human history)

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GEOLOGIC TIME SCALE MILLIONS OF YEARS AGO ERA PERIOD Cenozoic Quaternary UP TO Tertiary DATE: You live during this period.
com/research/bnxxx8/the_geologic_time) has announced the addition of Elsevier Science and Technology's new report "The Geologic Time Scale 2012 2-Volume Set" to their offering.
Geologic Time Scale Era Period Major Events Cenozonic Neogene First humans appear.
And she thinks they may be no more than a few million years old--still fresh on a geologic time scale.
The difference, according to Stein, is that the two sides of the San Andreas fault move past each other at a speed of about one and a half inches in a year - which is fast on a geologic time scale.
1990, A Geologic Time Scale 1989: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 263 p.
Five appendixes contain the periodic table of elements, the geologic time scale, classification of species, solar system data, and evolution of life and the atmosphere.
The geologic time scale is divided according to major changes in