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Definition of Kainozoic
KainozoicKainozoic Kai`no*zo"ic, a.
See Cenozoic. kainozoicCenozoic Ce`no*zo"ic, a. [Gr. ? recent + ? life.] (Geol.)
Belonging to the most recent division of geological time,
including the tertiary, or Age of mammals, and the
Quaternary, or Age of man. [Written also c[ae]nozoic,
cainozoic, kainozoic.] See Geology.
Note: This word is used by many authors as synonymous with
Tertiary, the Quaternary Age not being included.
Meaning of Kainozoic from wikipedia
(/ˌkaɪnəˈzoʊɪk, ˌkeɪ-/). The name "Cenozoic" (originally: "Kainozoic
") was proposed
in 1840 by the British geologist
of the globe, so many corresponding terms
(as Palæozoic, Mesozoic, Kainozoic
, &c.) may be made, … " Wilmarth, Mary Grace
- Bow City Bowers
L. P. Hrjanina
(Khryanina), 2006. "Once again about Kainozoic meteorite structures
in the Ross Sea, Antarctica" (PDF). Gerard-Little...
- Russian) Gladenkov
Yu. B., Norton
P. E. P. & Spaink
G. (1980). "Verkii Kainozoic Islandii
(Stratigrafiya Pliotsena-Pleistotsena i paleontologicheskie
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