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Acadian epoch
Acadian A*ca"di*an, a. Of or pertaining to Acadie, or Nova Scotia. ``Acadian farmers.' --Longfellow. -- n. A native of Acadie. Acadian epoch (Geol.), an epoch at the beginning of the American paleozoic time, and including the oldest American rocks known to be fossiliferous. See Geology. Acadian owl (Zo["o]l.), a small North American owl (Nyctule Acadica); the saw-whet.

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- was followed by the Ordovician Period. The Cambrian is divided into four epochs (series) and ten ages (stages). Currently only three series and six stages...
- the northern United States, multiple times during the Quaternary glacial epochs, from 2.588 ± 0.005 million years ago to the present. The last advance covered...
- supereon. Eons are divided into eras, which are in turn divided into periods, epochs and ages. The following four timelines show the geologic time scale. The...
- mid-Paleozoic, the collision of North America and Europe produced the Acadian-Caledonian uplifts, and a subduction plate uplifted eastern Australia....
- French Raid on Deerfield, New Englander Major Benjamin Church raided the Acadian village of Castine before gathering at Mount Desert Island with other ships...
- of Yorkshire. The last twelve thousand years are known as the Holocene Epoch. Amongst the most significant geological features created during this period...
- by the Caledonian folding or in North America as an early phase in the Acadian orogeny. In the Carboniferous, the new continent and another terrane, Armorica...
- to a lesser extent by subsequent sea level changes. In the post-glacial epoch, circa 6100 BC, Scotland and the Faroe Islands experienced a tsunami up...
- Late Silurian Perry Mountain, Smalls Falls, and Madrid Formations. The Acadian orogeny took place during the middle to late Devonian. Following the subduction...
- century colonists were French, but they were soon joined by Spanish and Acadian settlers. The region has been home to other European-immigrant ethnic groups...
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