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1. The Eocene is the second of five epochs in the Tertiary Period — the second of three epochs in the Paleogene — and lasted from about 55.8 to 33.9 million years ago.* The oldest known fossils of most of the modern orders of mammals appear in a brief period …
2. Lasting nearly 22 million years, the Eocene is the longest epoch of the Cenozoic. During this time, the first ancestors and close relatives of modern mammal species appeared
3. Many of these modern mammal groups appear at the beginning of the Eocene, a period of dramatic global warming called the PalEocene-Eocene thermal maximum.
4. Eocene Epoch, second of three major worldwide divisions of the Paleogene Period (66 million to 23 million years ago) that began 56 million years ago and ended 33.9 million years ago
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5. It follows the PalEocene Epoch and precedes the Oligocene Epoch.
6. The Early Eocene period is one period in the geologic past that stands out as distinctly warmer than today, particularly at high latitudes. During the Early Eocene Period, 54–48 million years ago, fossil remains of plants and animals believed to inhabit warm environments were found at much higher latitudes and the poles had little or no ice.
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7. The Eocene constitutes the middle part of the Paleogene period (65-23 million years ago), preceded by the PalEocene, and succeeded by the Oligocene epoch (34-23 million years ago); all of these periods and epochs were part of the Cenozoic Era (65 million years ago to the present).
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8. Its volcanic activity during the late Eocene both trapped and fossilized the tree stumps and ultimately created the dam that allowed for the formation of Lake Florissant
9. There were multiple periods of volcanic activity during the late Eocene that deposited loose …
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13. Definition of Eocene : of, relating to, or being an epoch of the Tertiary between the PalEocene and the Oligocene or the corresponding series of rocks — …
14. Eocene tide-dominated delta strata in Lagunillas field, Maracaibo Basin, western Venezuela, serve as an example of a tide-dominated delta reservoir
15. Eocene The known fossil families of the Eocene Epoch (54.8 million to 33.9 million years ago) include the Tarsiidae (tarsiers), the Adapidae (which include probable ancestors of lemurs and lorises), and the Omomyidae (which include possible ancestors of the monkeys and apes).
16. The known record of reliably identified fossil primates dates back to the beginning of the Eocene epoch, about 55 mya (Hartwig, 2002)
17. An assemblage of earlier fossil forms mainly from the PalEocene epoch (65–55 mya), collectively labeled ‘archaic primates’ (Plesiadapiformes), traditionally has been allocated to the order Primates.
18. The Eocene epoch, lasting from 56 to 33.9 million years ago, is a major division of the geologic timescale and the second epoch of the Paleogene Period in the Cenozoic Era
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19. The Eocene spans the time from the end of the PalaEocene Epoch to the beginning of the Oligocene Epoch.
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20. The name is a combination of the Ancient Greek palæo- meaning "old" and the Eocene Epoch (which succeeds the PalEocene), translating to "the old part of the Eocene"
21. What does Eocene mean? Of, relating to, or being the epoch of geologic time from about 55 to 34 million years ago, the second epoch of the Tert
22. The Eocene Epoch, second of the five epochs into which the Tertiary Period is divided, lasted from 54 to 38 million years ago
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23. The Eocene epoch is part of the Tertiary Period in the Cenozoic Era, and lasted from about 54.8 to 33.7 million years ago (mya)
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24. The oldest known fossils of most of the modern orders of mammals appear in a brief period during the Early Eocene and all were small, under 10 kg.
25. In the early Eocene, North America, Africa, Europe and Asia had warm wet climates
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26. Eocene Epoch (54-33 mya) Early in the Eocene, the global climate remains warm
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27. ‘The La Meseta Formation is the best exposed and most fossiliferous rock unit of Eocene age in Antarctica.’ The Eocene epoch lasted from 56.5 to 35.4 million years ago
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30. The Eocene was the second geological epoch in the Palaeogene.It began 56 million years ago, and ended 33.9 million years ago
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31. Before it was the PalaEocene and, after it, the Oligocene.
32. The Eocene, like the PalaEocene before it, had a climate much warmer than today
33. At the start of the Eocene the PalaEocene–Eocene Thermal Maximum was reached
34. Eocene definition: of, denoting, or formed in the second epoch of the Tertiary period, which lasted for Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples
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35. A new international analysis of marine fossils shows that warming of the polar oceans during the Eocene, a greenhouse period that provides a …
36. The Eocene epoch, from 55.8 to 33.9 million years ago, began about 10 million years after the extinction of the dinosaurs, when mammals were diversifying and had already risen to some prominence, occupying most available niches
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37. As was the case throughout most of the Earth's history, climate during the Eocene was relatively balmy, with tropical
38. Eocene (adj.) in reference to the second epoch of the Tertiary Period, 1831, from eo-"earliest" + Latinized form of Greek kainos "new" (see -cene).Coined in English (along with Miocene and Pliocene) by the Rev
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41. The Green River Formation of Utah-Colorado-Wyoming is a widespread, Eocene-aged lake deposit that is famous for its Eocene fish fossils
42. Horses that lived during the Eocene: Hyracotherium
43. Eocene (comparative more Eocene, superlative most Eocene) of a geologic epoch within the Paleogene period from about 56 to 34 million years ago
44. Eocene mammals included ancestral rhinoceroses, tapirs, camels, pigs, rodents, monkeys, whales, and the ancestral horse, eohippus, as well as animals such as the titanothere, which have since become extinct
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45. The vegetation of the Eocene was fairly modern; the climate was warm.
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47. OBRADOVICH ABSTRACT Potassium-argon ages, stratigraphic succession, and lithologic and chemical com positions form the basis for proposed correlation of Eocene …
48. Prehistoric Life During the Eocene Epoch
49. The Eocene epoch began 10 million years after the extinction of the dinosaurs, 65 million years ago, and continued for another 22 million years, up to 34 million years ago
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50. As with the preceding PalEocene epoch, the Eocene was characterized by the continuing adaptation and spread of prehistoric mammals, which filled the ecological niches left open …
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51. We report early Eocene infructescences of Castanopsis , a diverse and abundant fagaceous genus of Southeast Asia, and co-occurring leaves from the 52-million-year-old Laguna del Hunco flora of southern Argentina
52. The Eocene-Oligocene boundary extinction event involves five planktonic foraminiferal species, which contrary to common belief did not go extinct simulta~ neously, but stretched out over a 3m intervalo This extinction event is probably related to the isotopic enrichment that signals the development of the psychrosphere, or two layer ocean with
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54. The Kumisi #2 Well was drilled for targets in the Eocene sequences and, based on the independent resources evaluation carried out by Gustavson Associates with an evaluation date of 3 December 2015, at that time the Lower Eocene interval (gross for the Block XIG License) was assessed to have a: (i) best estimate level of 319 billion cubic feet (Bcf); (ii) low estimate level of 146 Bcf; and (iii
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55. Eocene Turtle Fossil.jpg 800 × 600; 289 KB JsdhfjsfhsjCOBILEAkdjgkdjgkdjg.jpg 959 × 720; 135 KB Retrograde eclogite (Zermatt-Saas Ophiolite, Eocene metamorphism, about 40-50 Ma; near Zermatt, Switzerland) 2 (14911607277).jpg 1,123 × 685; 336 KB
56. Clumped isotope; Eocene; tropical sea-surface temperatures; polar amplification; seawater Mg/Ca; Greenhouse periods in the geological past have received much attention as indicators of the response of the Earth to elevated CO 2.Of these, the Eocene is the most recent epoch characterized by pCO 2 at least twice preindustrial, i.e., >560 ppm ().Furthermore, as the quantity of …
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As was the case throughout most of the Earth's history, climate during the Eocene was relatively balmy, with tropical conditions extending up to 45 degrees from the equator, and a temperate climate extending to the poles. During the Eocene, the climate at the poles would have been comparable to that of the Pacific Northwest.
Previous studies have suggested that the polar regions (high-latitude areas) during the Eocene were very hot-greater than 30 degrees centigrade (86 degrees Fahrenheit ). However, because the sun's rays are strongest at the Earth's equator, tropical and subtropical areas (lower latitude) will always be at least as warm as polar areas, if not hotter.
Marine Life During the Eocene Epoch The Eocene epoch was when the first prehistoric whales left dry land and opted for a life in the sea, a trend that culminated in the middle Eocene Basilosaurus, which attained lengths of up to 60 feet and weighed in the neighborhood of 50 to 75 tons.
Based on the evolution timeline humans got evolved before 20 - 15 million years ago. The Eocene period happened before 54-33.6 million years ago. Mostly, the early marine mammals were the animals go evolved during this period definitely not humans.