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How long ago was the Ordovician Period?


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2008-11-29 02:54:26
2008-11-29 02:54:26

The Ordovician Period of the Paleozoic Era lasted from about 490 million to 443 million years ago.

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The Ordovician lasted for 47 million years from 490 to 443 Million Years Ago.

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The Ordovician era (~488.3 to 443.7 million years ago) was named for the Ordovices, a Celtic tribe.

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The Ordovician period came first. It started 485.4 million years ago and finished 443.8 million years ago. Then came the Silurian and Devonian periods, followed at 358.9 million years ago by the Carboniferous.


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