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Neozoic Age
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 41,890. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
The Neozoic or Quaternary Era owes its name to the emergence and spread of man and comes from the greek "new life" should be from 1.8 million years ago until today.In this book we will explore the trails along the path leading to Homo sapiens, we will see what have been, until now, the most important scientific discoveries about the origin of our species with related issues, and much more.
Cenozoic Age
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Paleontology
The Cenozoic or Tertiary Era, derives its name from the greek and means "recent life". It covers the long period of time ranging from 65 to 1.8 million years ago. For the great success of the Mammals, the Cenozoic is also called the Age of Mammals.Birds conquer the heavens, no longer dominated by the flying reptiles. Toward the end of this Age will come out early hominids.
Mesozoic Age
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 25,500. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Paleontology
The Mesozoic or Secondary Era, extends for a period ranging from 251 to 65 million years ago. Also called as the Age of Reptiles, derives its name from the greek mesos, "middle", because it was placed in between the ancient (Paleozoic) and recent (Cenozoic) where he witnessed a veritable explosion in the number of living species and formed the majority of sedimentary rocks.
Paleozoic Age
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The Palaeozoic or Primary Era spans a period of time ranging from 542 million to 251 million years ago. The name Paleozoic, derives from the fact that, in the past, it was considered the first geological age. The Paleozoic covers a range of about 300 million years, giving rise to many forms of life, until the appearance of thecodonts, commonly believed to be the ancestors of dinosaurs.
America's Ticking Timebomb
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Paleontology
The Yellowstone Super-volcano or by its scientific name the Yellowstone Caldera is located in the Yellowstone National Park. The caldera is acutely located in the northwest corner of the park in Wyoming, this is where the vast majority of the park is contained. The size of the Super Volcano measure an astounding 34 by 45 miles and is static even though the tectonic plates move over or under it.
L'Era Mesozoica
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: Italian. Published: March 13, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
L'era Mesozoica o Secondaria, si estende per un periodo che va da 251 a 65 milioni di anni fa. Denominata anche come Età dei Rettili, deriva il nome dal greco mesos, "medio", perché posta a cavallo tra l'era antica (paleozoica) e quella recente (cenozoica) dove si assistette ad una vera e propria esplosione del numero delle specie viventi e si formarono la maggior parte delle rocce sedimentarie.
L'Era Paleozoica
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 13,490. Language: Italian. Published: March 13, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
Il nome Paleozoico ("vita antica"), deriva dal fatto che, in passato, essa era considerata la prima era geologica, coincidente con la comparsa dei primi esseri viventi. Tuttavia, la scoperta di rocce più antiche contenenti fossili, appartenenti all'era Precambriana, rende oggi assai discutibile tale definizione. L'era Paleozoica abbraccia un intervallo temporale di 300 milioni di anni.