05.01 Geologic Time Scale.odp - GEOLOGICAL TIME SCALE Eon Era Date Period Quaternary Cenozoic 2.6 23 Tertiary 66 Cretaceous 145 Mesozoic Jurassic 201

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GEOLOGICAL TIME SCALE
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Phanerozoic Paleozoic Mesozoic Cenozoic Eon Era Date Period Quaternary Tertiary Cretaceous Jurassic Triassic Permian Silurian Ordovician Cambrian Devonian Carboniferous 2.6 66 145 201 252 299 359 419 444 485 542 23
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Phanerozoic Eon The Phanerozoic eon stretches from nearly 540 million years ago to this day. The Phanerozoic eon is the eon where every thing began to take form.
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The Paleozoic era was around 20cm, 542 million years, ago. This era was a long time ago and there is not much we know about it. But this was the point when things started to happen and more life was being created. Before this era there was a sort of standstill in time, because hardly even minor changes were happening. Paleozoic Era Cambrian Period Ordovicia n Period Silurian Period Devonian Period Carbonife rous Period Permian Period In the Cambrian period, there were only microscopic marine plants and small marine animal life, and there was almost nothing on the surface.
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