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/ OL-ih-ghə-seen) is a geologic epoch of the Paleogene Period and extends from about 33.9 million to 23 million years before...
- O–S The Eocene–Oligocene extinction event, the transition between the end of the Eocene (33.9 Ma) and the beginning of the Oligocene, is marked by large-scale...
- 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...
- Resoviaornis (Early Oligocene of Wola Rafałowska, Poland) Jamna (Early Oligocene of Jamna Dolna, Poland) Winnicavis (Early Oligocene of Lower Silesian Voivodeship...
- Tonniornis (Late Eocene –? Early Oligocene of Seymour Island, Antarctica) Wimanornis (Late Eocene –? Early Oligocene of Seymour Island, Antarctica) Spheniscidae...
- (0.4 in to 4,900 ft). These leucogranites are part of a belt of Late Oligocene–Miocene intrusive rocks known as the Higher Himalayan leucogranite. They...
- Corumictis wolsani from the early and late Oligocene (early and late Arikareean, Ar1–Ar3) of Oregon. Middle Oligocene Mustelictis from Europe might be a mustelid...
- (Late Oligocene) Agorophius (Early Oligocene) Ashleycetus (Early Oligocene) Mirocetus (Oligocene to Early Miocene) Patriocetus (Late Oligocene) Simocetus...
- 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...
- species: Limicorallus (Indricotherium middle Oligocene of Chelkar-Teniz, Kazakhstan) Nectornis (Late Oligocene/Early Miocene of Central EuropeMiddle Miocene...
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