Geologic timespans similar to or like Carboniferous

Geologic period and system that spans 60 million years from the end of the Devonian Period million years ago , to the beginning of the Permian Period, Mya. Wikipedia

  • Permian

    Geologic period and system which spans 47 million years from the end of the Carboniferous period million years ago , to the beginning of the Triassic period 251.902 Mya. Last period of the Paleozoic era; the following Triassic period belongs to the Mesozoic era. Wikipedia

  • Devonian

    Geologic period and system of the Paleozoic, spanning 60 million years from the end of the Silurian, million years ago , to the beginning of the Carboniferous, Mya. Named after Devon, England, where rocks from this period were first studied. Wikipedia

  • Jurassic

    Geologic period and system that spanned 56 million years from the end of the Triassic Period million years ago to the beginning of the Cretaceous Period Mya. The Jurassic constitutes the middle period of the Mesozoic Era. Wikipedia

  • Triassic

    Geologic period and system which spans 50.6 million years from the end of the Permian Period 251.902 million years ago , to the beginning of the Jurassic Period 201.36 Mya. First and shortest period of the Mesozoic Era. Wikipedia

  • Silurian

    Geologic period and system spanning 24.6 million years from the end of the Ordovician Period, at million years ago , to the beginning of the Devonian Period, Mya. Shortest period of the Paleozoic Era. Wikipedia

  • Pennsylvanian (geology)

    The Pennsylvanian (, also known as Upper Carboniferous or Late Carboniferous) is, in the ICS geologic timescale, the younger of two subperiods (or upper of two subsystems) of the Carboniferous Period. It lasted from roughly. Wikipedia

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    • This partial ring of "hard rock" geology is covered by a blanket of Carboniferous limestone over the centre of the country, giving rise to a comparatively fertile and lush landscape.Ireland-Wikipedia
    • Devon's second major rock system is the Culm Measures, a geological formation of the Carboniferous period that occurs principally in Devon and Cornwall.Devon-Wikipedia
    • The oldest rocks occur in the northern, more upland half of the county, and are mostly of Carboniferous age, comprising limestones, gritstones, sandstones and shales.Derbyshire-Wikipedia
    • An example of this is Bellerophon from the limestones of the Carboniferous period in Europe, the shell of which is planispirally coiled and can be mistaken for the shell of a cephalopod.Gastropoda-Wikipedia
    • Changing environmental conditions led to the formation of large coal swamps in the Carboniferous.Illinois-Wikipedia
    • At about this same time, approximately 400Ma, the Ascomycota and Basidiomycota diverged, and all modern classes of fungi were present by the Late Carboniferous (Pennsylvanian, 318.1–299Ma).Fungus-Wikipedia

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