Definition of Oligocene. Meaning of Oligocene. Synonyms of Oligocene

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Definition of Oligocene

Oligocene
Oligocene Ol"i*go*cene, a. [Oligo- + Gr. ? new, recent.] (Geol.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, certain strata which occupy an intermediate position between the Eocene and Miocene periods. -- n. The Oligocene period. See the Chart of Geology.

Meaning of Oligocene from wikipedia

- The Oligocene (IPA: /ˈɒlɪɡəsiːn, -ɡoʊ-/ OL-ə-gə-seen, -⁠goh-) is a geologic epoch of the Paleogene Period and extends from about 33.9 million to 23 million...
- (H) K–Pg Tr–J P–Tr Cap Late D O–S The Eocene–Oligocene extinction event, also called the Eocene-Oligocene transition (EOT) or Grande Coupure (French for...
- Resoviaornis (Early Oligocene of Wola Rafałowska, Poland) Jamna (Early Oligocene of Jamna Dolna, Poland) Winnicavis (Early Oligocene of Lower Silesian Voivodeship...
- particularly during the Paleocene–Eocene Thermal Maximum. However, the Eocene to Oligocene transition and the Quaternary glaciation dried and cooled Earth. Cenozoic...
- Cretaceous Period. This period consists of the Paleocene, Eocene, and Oligocene epochs. The end of the Paleocene (56 Mya) was marked by the Paleocene–Eocene...
- geologic timescale, the older of two ages or the lower of two stages of the Oligocene Epoch/Series. It spans the time between 33.9 and 27.82 Ma. It is preceded...
- has. The Miocene is preceded by the Oligocene and is followed by the Pliocene. As Earth went from the Oligocene through the Miocene and into the Pliocene...
- Eocene/Early Oligocene) includes "Bubo" incertus Selenornis (Late Eocene/Early Oligocene) – includes "Asio" henrici Necrobyas (Late Eocene/Early Oligocene – Late...
- bulbosa (Tasmania, Early Oligocene) †Notho****us cethanica (Tasmania, Early Oligocene) †Notho****us cooksoniae (Tasmania, Early Oligocene) †Notho****us crenulata...
- geologic timescale, the younger of two ages or upper of two stages of the Oligocene Epoch/Series. It spans the time between 27.82 and 23.03 Ma. The Chattian...