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                          ICS General         ICS Specific      North America    
         2500 +/- 0 Ma: Paleoproterozoic - Siderian           - Aphebian      
         2300 +/- 0 Ma:                  - Rhyacian           -               
         2050 +/- 0 Ma:                  - Orosirian          -               
         1800 +/- 0 Ma:                  - Statherian         -               
         1600 +/- 0 Ma: Mesoproterozoic  - Calymmian          - Helikian      
         1400 +/- 0 Ma:                  - Ectasian           -               
         1200 +/- 0 Ma:                  - Stenian            -               
         1000 +/- 0 Ma: Neoproterozoic   - Tonian             -               
          850 +/- 0 Ma:                  - Cryogenian         - Hadrynian     
         630 +5/-30 Ma:                  - Ediacaran          -               
        542 +/- 0.3 Ma: Cambrian         -      no stage      - Waucoban      
          513 +/- 2 Ma:                  -      no stage      - Albertan      
          501 +/- 2 Ma:                  - Paibian            - Croixian      
                496 Ma:                  -      no stage      -               
      488.3 +/- 1.7 Ma: Ordovician       - Tremadocian        - Canadian      
      478.6 +/- 1.7 Ma:                  - Arenig             -               
      471.8 +/- 1.6 Ma:                  - Ordovician III     - White Rockian 
      468.1 +/- 1.6 Ma:                  - Darriwilian        -               
                462 Ma:                  -                    - Mohawkian     
      460.9 +/- 1.6 Ma:                  - Ordovician V       -               
      455.8 +/- 1.6 Ma:                  - Ordovician VI      -               
                451 Ma:                  -                    - Cincinnatian  
      445.6 +/- 1.5 Ma:                  - Hirnantian         -               
      443.7 +/- 1.5 Ma: Silurian         - Rhuddanian         - Medinan       
        439 +/- 1.8 Ma:                  - Aeronian           -               
                438 Ma:                  -                    - Niagaran      
        436 +/- 1.9 Ma:                  - Telychian          -               
      428.2 +/- 2.3 Ma:                  - Sheinwoodian       -               
      426.2 +/- 2.4 Ma:                  - Homerian           -               
      422.9 +/- 2.5 Ma:                  - Gorstian           -               
      421.3 +/- 2.6 Ma:                  - Ludfordian         - Cayugan       
      418.7 +/- 2.7 Ma:                  - Pridoli            -               
        416 +/- 2.8 Ma: Devonian         - Lochkovian         - Ulsterian     
      411.2 +/- 2.8 Ma:                  - Praghian           -               
        407 +/- 2.8 Ma:                  - Emsian             -               
      397.5 +/- 2.7 Ma:                  - Eifelian           -               
      391.8 +/- 2.7 Ma:                  - Givetian           - Erian         
                388 Ma:                  -                    - Senecan       
      385.3 +/- 2.6 Ma:                  - Frasnian           -               
      374.5 +/- 2.6 Ma:                  - Famennian          -               
                370 Ma:                  -                    - Chatauquan    
      359.2 +/- 2.5 Ma: Carboniferous    - Tournaisian        - Kinderhookian 
                348 Ma:                  -                    - Osagean       
      345.3 +/- 2.1 Ma:                  - Visean             -               
                340 Ma:                  -                    - Meramecian    
                333 Ma:                  -                    - Chesterian    
      326.4 +/- 1.6 Ma:                  - Serpukhovian       -               
      318.1 +/- 1.3 Ma:                  - Bashkirian         - Morrowan      
      311.7 +/- 1.1 Ma:                  - Moscovian          - Atokan/Derryan
                308 Ma:                  -                    - Desmoinian    
        306.5 +/- 1 Ma:                  - Kasimovian         - Missourian    
                305 Ma:                  -                    - Virgilian     
      303.9 +/- 0.9 Ma:                  - Gzhelian           -               
        299 +/- 0.8 Ma: Permian          - Asselian           - Wolfcampian   
      294.6 +/- 0.8 Ma:                  - Sakmarian          -               
      284.4 +/- 0.7 Ma:                  - Artinskian         -               
                280 Ma:                  -                    - Leonardian    
      275.6 +/- 0.7 Ma:                  - Kungurian          -               
      270.6 +/- 0.7 Ma:                  - Roadian            - Guadalupian   
        268 +/- 0.7 Ma:                  - Wordian            -               
      265.8 +/- 0.7 Ma:                  - Capitanian         -               
      260.4 +/- 0.7 Ma:                  - Wuchiapingian      - Ochoan        
      253.8 +/- 0.7 Ma:                  - Changhsingian      -               
        251 +/- 0.4 Ma: Triassic         - Induan             - Griesbachian  
              250.4 Ma:                  -                    - Dienerian     
      249.7 +/- 0.7 Ma:                  - Olenekian          - Smithian      
              247.4 Ma:                  -                    - Spathian      
        245 +/- 1.5 Ma:                  - Anisian            -    use ICS    
          237 +/- 2 Ma:                  - Ladinian           -    use ICS    
          228 +/- 2 Ma:                  - Carnian            -    use ICS    
        216.5 +/- 2 Ma:                  - Norian             -    use ICS    
      203.6 +/- 1.5 Ma:                  - Rhaetian           -    use ICS    
      199.6 +/- 0.6 Ma: Jurassic         - Hettangian         -    use ICS    
        196.5 +/- 1 Ma:                  - Sinemurian         -    use ICS    
      189.6 +/- 1.5 Ma:                  - Pliensbachian      -    use ICS    
        183 +/- 1.5 Ma:                  - Toarcian           -    use ICS    
        175.6 +/- 2 Ma:                  - Aalenian           -    use ICS    
        171.6 +/- 3 Ma:                  - Bajocian           -    use ICS    
      167.7 +/- 3.5 Ma:                  - Bathonian          -    use ICS    
        164.7 +/- 4 Ma:                  - Callovian          -    use ICS    
        161.2 +/- 4 Ma:                  - Oxfordian          -    use ICS    
        155.7 +/- 4 Ma:                  - Kimmeridgian       -    use ICS    
        150.8 +/- 4 Ma:                  - Tithonian          -    use ICS    
        145.5 +/- 4 Ma: Cretaceous       - Berriasian         - Coahulian     
        140.2 +/- 3 Ma:                  - Valanginian        -               
        136.4 +/- 2 Ma:                  - Hauterivian        -               
        130 +/- 1.5 Ma:                  - Barremian          -               
                127 Ma:                  -                    - Comanchean    
          125 +/- 1 Ma:                  - Aptian             -               
          112 +/- 1 Ma:                  - Albian             -               
       99.6 +/- 0.9 Ma:                  - Cenomanian         - Gulfian       
       93.5 +/- 0.8 Ma:                  - Turonian           -               
         89.3 +/- 1 Ma:                  - Coniacian          -               
       85.8 +/- 0.7 Ma:                  - Santonian          -               
       83.5 +/- 0.7 Ma:                  - Campanian          -               
       70.6 +/- 0.6 Ma:                  - Maastrichtian      -               
       65.5 +/- 0.3 Ma: Paleogene        - Danian             - Puercan       
               62.5 Ma:                  -                    - Torrejonian   
       61.7 +/- 0.2 Ma:                  - Selandian          -               
               60.5 Ma:                  -                    - Tiffanian     
       58.7 +/- 0.2 Ma:                  - Thanetian          -               
                 56 Ma:                  -                    - Clarkforkian  
       55.8 +/- 0.2 Ma:                  - Ypresian           -               
               55.5 Ma:                  -                    - Wasatchian    
               50.5 Ma:                  -                    - Bridgerian    
       48.6 +/- 0.2 Ma:                  - Lutetian           -               
               45.4 Ma:                  -                    - Uintan        
       40.4 +/- 0.2 Ma:                  - Bartonian          -               
                 40 Ma:                  -                    - Duchesnean    
       37.2 +/- 0.1 Ma:                  - Priabonian         -               
                 37 Ma:                  -                    - Chadronian    
       33.9 +/- 0.1 Ma:                  - Rupelian           -               
               33.5 Ma:                  -                    - Orellan       
                 32 Ma:                  -                    - Whitneyan     
               30.5 Ma:                  -                    - Arikareean    
       28.4 +/- 0.1 Ma:                  - Chattian           -               
     23.03 +/- 0.05 Ma: Neogene          - Aquitanian         -               
     20.43 +/- 0.05 Ma:                  - Burdigalian        -               
                 19 Ma:                  -                    - Hemingfordian 
     15.97 +/- 0.05 Ma:                  - Langhian           -               
               15.5 Ma:                  -                    - Barstovian    
     13.65 +/- 0.05 Ma:                  - Serravallian       -               
               11.8 Ma:                  -                    - Clarendonian  
   11.608 +/- 0.005 Ma:                  - Tortonian          -               
                  9 Ma:                  -                    - Hemphillian   
    7.246 +/- 0.005 Ma:                  - Messinian          -               
    5.332 +/- 0.005 Ma:                  - Zanclean           -               
               4.75 Ma:                  -                    - Blancan       
      3.6 +/- 0.005 Ma:                  - Piacenzian         -               
    2.588 +/- 0.005 Ma:                  - Gelasian           -               
    1.806 +/- 0.005 Ma:                  - Early Pleistocene  - Irvingtonian  
    0.781 +/- 0.005 Ma:                  - Middle Pleistocene -               
                0.3 Ma:                  -                    - Rancholabrean 
    0.126 +/- 0.005 Ma:                  - Late Pleistocene   -               
0.01143 +/- 0.00013 Ma:                  - Holocene           -    use ICS    
 

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2003-2005 GeoWhen Database
Prepared By Robert A. Rohde


This page was last updated on Tuesday, January 18, 2005.