OTHER WORDS FROM Eocenepost-E·o·cene, adjective
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Those specimens included mammals from 17 groups dating to the Paleocene and 17 to the Eocene, the epoch that spanned 55 million to 34 million years ago.Mammals’ bodies outpaced their brains right after the dinosaurs died|Carolyn Gramling|March 31, 2022|Science News
The cathedral’s building blocks are Lutetian limestone, unique to this part of France, formed in a shallow sea during the Eocene period about 45 million years ago.Hiking along Virginia’s Aquia Creek and finding history a stone’s throw from home|Walter Nicklin|April 2, 2021|Washington Post
The fourth area displays a very different succession of Eocene strata, and one of extreme interest.The Principles of Stratigraphical Geology|J. E. Marr
This uplift imprisoned an enormous Eocene lake that occupied much of what is now the Colorado River basin.Your National Parks|Enos A. Mills
The Middle Eocene is represented by the well-known “Calcaire grossier,” about 90 ft. thick.
The late Eocene flora of Europe was very similar to its descendant in modern Australasia.
Marls and limestones with fossils of an Eocene facies overlie the Cretaceous rocks on the Gabun.