Asked in Geology, Paleontology, Plate Tectonics
What happen to all of the continental plates near the end of the Paleozoic Era?
At the end of the Paleozoic Era all the plates combined together to form a supercontinent called Pangea. ...
What is the era after the Paleozoic?
The Paleozoic era was from 540 million years ago to about 245 million years ago. After that came the Mesozoic era, and that lasted from the end of the Paleozoic to 65 million years ago, when the earth entered the Cenozoic era. ...
Asked in Rocks and Minerals
What are the different era's and their characteristics?
Mesozoic era: Tyrannosaurus Rex lived. End of the Paleozoic era: The largest mass extinction happened. Paleozoic era: Life exploded for the first time. End of the Mesozoic era: The Chicxulub crater formed. Mesozoic era: The dinosaurs became common. End of the Paleozoic era: 95 percent of species died out. Paleozoic era: Land-based animals first became common. End of the Mesozoic era: Dinosaurs became suddenly extinct. A.PrecambrianWhen life first flourished on EarthB.MesozoicThe era before the current oneC.PaleozoicThe first eraD.CenozoicThe current era ...
Asked in Geology
Which describes the correct order of the geologic time scale from oldest to most recent?
A. Precambrian Time - Paleozoic Era - Mesozoic Era - Cenozoic Era B. Cenozoic Era - Paleozoic Era - Mesozoic Era - Precambrian Time C. Mesozoic Era - Paleozoic Era - Precambrian Time - Cenozoic Era D. Paleozoic Era - Precambrian Time - Mesozoic Era - Cenozoic Era ...
Asked in Ancient History
Second Era in geologic time?
The Paleozoic Era was the second in geological time. It was between 541 to 251 million years ago. Phyla, fish, arthropods reptiles and amphibians all evolved during the Paleozoic era. The end of the Paleozoic period ended with the largest mass extinction in history. ...