Origin of Permian
Examples from the Web for permian
I am today in Odessa, Texas, here to speak this afternoon at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin.
In nearly all parts of the world the Permian presents thick beds of red sandstone and conglomerate as marked ingredients.The Story of the Earth and Man|J. W. Dawson
They serve to connect the Permian flora with the more modern portion of the preceding or carboniferous group.A Manual of Elementary Geology|Charles Lyell.
In the Triassic period the exuberance of reptilian life which marked the Permian was continued.The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4)|J. Arthur Thomson
Word Origin for Permian
1841, "pertaining to the uppermost strata of the Paleozoic era," named by British geologist Sir Roderick Impey Murchison (1792-1871) for the region of Perm in northwestern Russia, where rocks from this epoch are found.