Asked in Paleontology
What major event in earths history began about 225 million years ago?
the major event that in earth's history began about 225 million years ago was that pangaea began to break apart ...
Asked in Geology, Paleontology, Earth Sciences
Is a logical evolutionary analog of the East African Rift an event that began about 20 million years ago?
The red sea formed when the Arabian peninsula rifted from Africa, an event that began about 20 million years ago. ...
Asked in Continents, Pangaea Supercontinent
Is the pieces of the super-continent Pangaea began to drift apart about 255 million years ago?
No. The rifting of Pangaea began in the Jurassic period about 180 million years ago. ...
Asked in Geology, Paleontology, Tigers
What is the length in millions of years of the Tertiary period?
The answer is 63.2 million years. Since the Tertiary Period began 65 million years ago and then stoped 1.8 million years ago you have to subtract the 1.8 million from 65 million to get the actual lenght of time. ...
Asked in Geology
What do the terms Paleozoic Mesozoic and Cenozoic mean?
Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic refer to periods in Earth's history. The Paleozoic era began 542 million years ago and ended 251 million years ago. The Mesozoic era is the age of dinosaurs and was from 245 to 66 million years ago. The Cenozoic period began 65 million years ago and continues today. ...
Asked in Dinosaurs
What was the period 65 million years ago?
The geologic period that began 66 million years ago and ended 23.03 million years ago is known as the Paleogene period. It is a common misconception that its predecessor, the Cretaceous period, was 65 million years ago; however, this is incorrect as the Cretaceous ended 66 million years ago. ...
Asked in Dinosaurs
How many million years ago was the Jurassic period?
The Jurassic period was the middle period of the Mesozoic era. It began at the end of the Triassic 199 million years ago. It ended at the beginning of the Cretaceous, 145 million years ago. ...