adjective see geochronology

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  • geochronologic — See geochronology. * * * …   Universalium

  • geochronologic — adjective Of or pertaining to geochronology …   Wiktionary

  • geochronologic — geo·chronologic …   English syllables

  • geochronologic — adjective see geochronological …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of geochronologic names — This is a list of official and inofficial names for time spans in the geologic timescale and units of chronostratigraphy. Since many of the smallest subdivisions of the geologic timescale were in the past defined on regional lithostratigraphic… …   Wikipedia

  • geochronology — geochronologic /jee oh kron l oj ik/, geochronological, adj. geochronologist, n. /jee oh kreuh nol euh jee/, n. the chronology of the earth, as based on both absolute and relative methods of age determination. [1890 95; GEO + CHRONOLOGY] * * *… …   Universalium

  • Geochronology — A schematic depiction of the major events in the history of our planet. Geochronology is the science of determining the age of rocks, fossils, and sediments, within a certain degree of uncertainty inherent to the method used. A variety of dating… …   Wikipedia

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  • Chronostratigraphy — is the branch of stratigraphy that studies the age of rock strata in relation to time. The ultimate aim of chronostratigraphy is to arrange the sequence of deposition and the time of deposition of all rocks within a geological region, and… …   Wikipedia

  • Tertiary Period — Interval of geologic time, 65–1. 8 million years ago. It constitutes the first of the two periods of the Cenozoic Era, the second being the Quaternary. The Tertiary has five subdivisions: (from oldest to youngest) the Paleocene, Eocene, Oligocene …   Universalium

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