paleogeographic
adjective see paleogeography

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • paleogeographic — adjective pertaining to paleogeography …   Wiktionary

  • paleogeographic — pa·leo·geographic …   English syllables

  • paleogeographic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Major Neogene paleogeographic events — ▪ Table Major Neogene paleogeographic events* age time** paleogeographic events Pleistocene c. 1 mya Uplift of Gibraltar sill and development of present day Mediterranean circulation patterns (surface water inflow, deep water outflow). Middle… …   Universalium

  • Major Paleogene paleogeographic events — ▪ Table Major Paleogene paleogeographic events* age time** paleogeographic events Middle Oligocene 33–30 mya Isolation of Antarctica completed after further subsidence of South Tasman Rise. Early Oligocene c. 35–33 mya Tethys severely restricted… …   Universalium

  • paleogeography — paleogeographer, n. paleogeographic /pay lee oh jee euh graf ik/ or, esp. Brit., /pal ee /, paleogeographical, adj. paleogeographically, adv. /pay lee oh jee og reuh fee/ or, esp. Brit., /pal ee /, n. the science of representing the earth s… …   Universalium

  • 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

  • Palaeogeography — (sometimes spelled paleogeography) is the study of what the geography was in times past. It is most often used about the physical landscape, although nothing excludes that the word also be used about the human or cultural environment. If the… …   Wikipedia

  • Apulia Carbonate Platform — The Apulia Carbonate Platform in Apulia, Italy was a major palaeogeographic element of the southern margin of the Mesozoic Tethys Ocean. It is one of the so called peri Adriatic platforms, which are comparable to the Bahama Banks in their… …   Wikipedia

  • Geology of the Himalaya — [ Fig 1: The earth in the Early Permian. At that time, India is part of Gondwana and bordered to the north by the Cimmerian Superterrane. Paleogeographic reconstructions. By Dèzes (1999), based on Stampfli and Borel (2002) and Patriat and Achache …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”