Geologic timespans similar to or like Cretaceous

Geological period that lasted from about 145 to 66 million years ago . Wikipedia

  • Paleocene

    Geological epoch that lasted from about 66 to 56 million years ago . First epoch of the Paleogene Period in the modern Cenozoic Era. 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

  • 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

  • Paleogene

    Geologic period and system that spans 43 million years from the end of the Cretaceous Period million years ago (Mya) to the beginning of the Neogene Period Mya. Beginning of the Cenozoic Era of the present Phanerozoic Eon. Wikipedia

  • Late Cretaceous

    Younger of two epochs into which the Cretaceous geological period is divided in the geologic time scale. Rock strata from this epoch form the Upper Cretaceous series. Wikipedia

  • Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event

    Sudden mass extinction of three-quarters of the plant and animal species on Earth, approximately 66 million years ago. With the exception of some ectothermic species such as the sea turtles and crocodilians, no tetrapods weighing more than 25 kg survived. Wikipedia


    Sentences forCretaceous

    • Only two more sets of Jurassic lepidopteran fossils have been found, as well as 13 sets from the Cretaceous, which all belong to primitive moth-like families.Lepidoptera-Wikipedia
    • They evolved about the time that flowering plants underwent an expansive adaptive radiation in the mid-Cretaceous, and the Gelechioidea that evolved at this time also have great diversity.Lepidoptera-Wikipedia
    • When Pangaea began to rift around 200 million years ago, North America became part of Laurasia, before it separated from Eurasia as its own continent during the mid-Cretaceous period.North America-Wikipedia
    • Kent's geographical location between the Straits of Dover and London has influenced its architecture, as has its Cretaceous geology and its good farming land and fine building clays.Kent-Wikipedia
    • Australia and New Guinea are portions of the ancient supercontinent of Gondwana, which started to break into smaller continents in the Cretaceous period, 65–130 million years ago.Papua New Guinea-Wikipedia
    • The Cretaceous saw the fragmenting of the southern landmass, with the opening of the southern Atlantic Ocean and the isolation of New Zealand, while South America, Antarctica, and Australia grew more distant.Beetle-Wikipedia

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