Palaeozoic


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Palaeozoic

(ˌpælɪəʊˈzəʊɪk)
adj
(Palaeontology) of, denoting, or relating to an era of geological time that began 600 million years ago with the Cambrian period and lasted about 375 million years until the end of the Permian period
n
(Palaeontology) the Palaeozoic the Palaeozoic era
[C19: from palaeo- + Greek zōē life + -ic]
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Palaeozoic

[ˌpælɪəʊˈzəʊɪk] (Geol)
A. ADJpaleozoico
B. N the Palaeozoicel Paleozoico
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Feet Palaeozoic strata (not including igneous beds)..57,154 Secondary strata................................13,190 Tertiary strata..................................2,240
Though it must be admitted that the denudation of the Weald has been a mere trifle, in comparison with that which has removed masses of our palaeozoic strata, in parts ten thousand feet in thickness, as shown in Prof.
With respect to the terrestrial productions which lived during the Secondary and Palaeozoic periods, it is superfluous to state that our evidence from fossil remains is fragmentary in an extreme degree.
It is well known, for instance, that several species appeared somewhat earlier in the palaeozoic beds of North America than in those of Europe; time having apparently been required for their migration from the American to the European seas.
Amongst lower Palaeozoic univalve molluscs, muscle scars are well known in cephalopods (Mutvei 1957, 2002; Kroger & Mutvei 2005) and in the rapidly expanding, cap-shaped or slightly coiled shells of monoplacophoran molluscs, such as the tergomyans Tryblidium Lindstrom, 1880 and Pilina Koken & Perner, 1925 (Lindstrom 1884; Peel 1977a) or the cyrtonellids Cyrtolites Conrad, 1838, Cyrtonella Hall, 1879 and Yochelsonellis Horny, 1966 (Horny 1961, 1962, 1963, 1997a, 2002, 2005, 2009; Rollins 1969).
This second well will target a high impact TAGI structural-stratigraphic play with previously advised estimated volumes of 2.6 Tcf mid case, GOIP (5.0 Tcf GOIP upside case and a 1.2 Tcf GOIP low case) and will drill both the TAGI and the underlying Palaeozoic.
Each chapter revisits each period such as Precambrian, Palaeozoic, Mesozoic and Cenozoic.
There, trends extending from the Western Desert's Cretaceous, Jurassic and Palaeozoic are of big interest to BP, Shell, Agip etc.
These ancestors of spiders and crabs lived in coastal waters during the Palaeozoic era, between 541-251 million years ago.
"Oxygen levels probably played an important role in regulating early Palaeozoic biodiversity levels," the study explains.
The place is full of old, tall trees, sinkholes, and dramatic karst limestone cliffs and caves that, according to our guide, park ranger Rheynan, are millions of years old, dating back to the Palaeozoic Era.
Caption: The geological map of the Republic of Macedonia: (1) Neogene; (2) Volcanics; (3) Cretaceous; (4) Gabbros-diabasses; (5) Triassic; (6) Granitoids; (7) Palaeozoic; (8) Riphean-Cambrian; (9) Marbles; (10) Gneisses; (11) Faults; (12) SMM; (13) VZ; (14) PM; (15) WMZ