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 ( /ˈɒl.ɪ.ɡə.siːn, -ɡoʊ-, ɒˈlɪɡ.ə-, -ˈlɪɡ.oʊ-/ OL-ih-ghə-seen, -⁠goh-, o-LIG-ə-, -⁠LIG-oh-) is a geologic epoch of the Paleogene Period and...
- transition between the end of the Eocene (33.9 Ma) and the beginning of the Oligocene is marked by large-scale extinction and floral and faunal turnover (although...
- Pliocene. The Miocene is preceded by the Oligocene and is followed by the Pliocene. As the earth went from the Oligocene through the Miocene and into the Pliocene...
- (Middle/Late Eocene – Late Oligocene) Duntroonornis Marples 1953 (Late Oligocene of Otago, New Zealand) Platydyptes Marples 1952 (Late Oligocene of New Zealand)...
- geologic timescale, the younger of two ages or upper of two stages of the Oligocene epoch/series. It spans the time between 28.1 and 23.03 Ma. The Chattian...
- 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 28.1 Ma. It is preceded...
- the time from the end of the Paleocene Epoch to the beginning of the Oligocene Epoch. The start of the Eocene is marked by a brief period in which the...
- Eocene/Early Oligocene) Selenornis (Late Eocene/Early Oligocene) Necrobyas (Late Eocene/Early Oligocene – Early Miocene) Prosybris (Early Oligocene? – Early...
- Himalayan orogeny. The Oligocene Epoch extends from about 34 million years ago to 23 million years ago. During the Oligocene the continents continued...
- (Late Oligocene) Agorophius (Early Oligocene) Ashleycetus (Early Oligocene) Mirocetus (Oligocene to Early Miocene) Patriocetus (Late Oligocene) Simocetus...
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