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Geological timescale

Geological timescale

C021/3468

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GARY HINCKS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY GARY HINCKS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

Geological timescale. Artwork representing the geological timescale from 4.567 billion years ago (top right) to the present day (bottom right). The lower half of the strip represents four geological eras: the Precambrian (grey), the Paleozoic (blue), the Mesozoic (green), and the Cenozoic (yellow). The upper half of the strip represents various geological eras, periods and epochs (19 shown here). From top to bottom: Hadean, Archean, Proterozoic, Cambrian, Ordovician, Silurian, Devonian, Carboniferous, Permian, Triassic, Jurassic, Cretaceous, Paleocene, Eocene, Oligocene, Miocene, Pliocene, Pleistocene, and Holocene. For labels, see C021/3470 and C021/3471.

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