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Definition of Carboniferous
(k[aum]r`b[o^]n*[i^]f"[~e]r*[u^]s), a. [Carbon + -ferous.]
Producing or containing carbon or coal.
Carboniferous age (Geol.), the age immediately following
the Devonian, or Age of fishes, and characterized by the
vegetation which formed the coal beds. This age embraces
three periods, the Subcarboniferous, the Carboniferous,
and Permian. See Age of acrogens, under Acrogen.
Carboniferous formation (Geol.), the series of rocks
(including sandstones, shales, limestones, and
conglomerates, with beds of coal) which make up the strata
of the Carboniferous age or period. See the Diagram under
Meaning of Carboniferous from wikipedia
- The Carboniferous
(/ˌkɑːr.bəˈnɪf.ər.əs/ KAHR-bə-NIF-ər-əs) is a geologic period
60 million years
from the end of the Devonian
to youngest): the Cambrian, Ordovician, Silurian, Devonian, Carboniferous
, and Permian. The Paleozoic comes after
Era of the...
- The Carboniferous rainforest collapse
(CRC) was a minor extinction event
that occurred around
305 million years
ago in the Carboniferous
period. It altered...
- Carboniferous Limestone
is a collective
term for the succession
of limestones occurring widely throughout Great Britain
that were deposited...
is a studio album
from the Italian
band Zu. It was the group's first album
records. Initial critical response
- Permo-Carboniferous refers
to the time period including
the latter parts
of the Carboniferous
part of the Permian
- pen-səl-VAYN-yən, -sil-, -VAY-nee-ən, also known
as Upper Carboniferous
or Late Carboniferous
) is, in the ICS geologic
timescale, the younger
of two subperiods...
- (/ˌmɪs.ɪˈsɪp.i.ən/ miss-ih-SIP-ee-ə-n, also known
as Lower Carboniferous
or Early Carboniferous
) is a subperiod
in the geologic timescale
or a subsystem...
and system which spans
47 million years
from the end of the Carboniferous period
298.9 million years
ago (Mya), to the beginning
of the Tri****ic...
as cycloids) is an order
of fossil arthropods
from the Carboniferous
to the Cretaceous. Their
cl****ification is uncertain, but they are generally...
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