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                                  Archean Eon
                                  (Archeozoic)
 
                           From 3800 To 2500 +/- 0 Ma
 
  End Defined By:  Fixed Date
 
  End Based On:  Gradstein, Ogg, Smith, _A Geologic Time Scale 2004_
 
  Comment:  The base of the Archean is not formally defined by the ICS.
 
 -- Overlaps With --
  Chinese Stage:       Wutaian (2600 - 2350)
  South African Stage: Swazian (4000 - 3000)
 
 -- A Substage of --
  Time: Precambrian (4567.17 - 542)
 
 -- Preceeded By --
  Eon:           Hadean        (4567.17 - 3800)
  General Stage: Early Imbrian (3900 - 3800)
 
 -- Followed By --
  Eon:                 Proterozoic      (2500 - 542)
  Era:                 Paleoproterozoic (2500 - 1600)
  Period:              Siderian         (2500 - 2300)
  Australian Stage:    Nullaginian      (2500 - 1800)
  General Stage:       Huronian         (2500 - 1400)
  South African Stage: Vaalian          (2500 - 2050)
 
 -- Contains the Following Eras --
  Era: Eoarchean    (3800 - 3600)
  Era: Paleoarchean (3600 - 3200)
  Era: Mesoarchean  (3200 - 2800)
  Era: Neoarchean   (2800 - 2500)
 

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