Geologic Era’s/Periods Human Life Evolution Fossils Life Throughout the Ages Geologic Profiles

100

65.5 million years ago, Late Cretaceous
How long ago did dinosaurs become extinct? In what period did this happen?

100

During the erosion of the Taconic Mountains: Queenston delta forms
During what important geologic vent was Dicellograptus around?

100

Group: Brachiopods From: Cambrian To: Holocene
What group are the fossils Mucrospirifer and Eospirifer located in and from what two periods did they exist in?

100

The Triceratops
What dinosaur had a three horned head and was a herbivore?

100

Depostion
In Geologic Profiles what is it called when a layer of rock settles ontop of another one?

200

Eon: Precambrian, The lava from the collision of the two planets were too hot, so it needed that amount of time to cool down and start to form.
In what Eon did rocks start to form and why do you think it took that long for them to form?

200

It evolved from Valcouroceras.
From what organism did Hexameroceras evolve from?

200

Precambrian Archean between early and middle.
What Eon and Era were the oldest microfossils found in?

200

200,000 years
How long have humans been on earth?

200

Erosion
According to the law of superposition, what makes the top layer of rock more jagged than before?

300

Early Permian
In what period did North America and Africa collided?

300

Trilobites, Nautiloids, and Corals.
Name 3 fossil classes that had evolved the most when Pangea started to break apart.

300

Fossil: Ceolophysis Group: Dinosaurs
What fossil can only be found in the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous period and what group is it in?

300

The Wooly Mammoth
What mammal was living during the Ice Age that had the body of an elephant but without the large ears and much more hair?

300

Faulting
According to Geologic Profiles, what is it called when a cut is made through the rock, possibly due to earthquake, that causes one part to move up or down? Hint: usually on a slant

400

Taconic Orogeny, Era: Paleozoic
Which Orogeny was caused by closing of western Iapetus Ocean? What Era did this occur on?

400

Allegheny Plateau, and Hudson-Mohawk Lowlands.
In what two geologic landscapes can the whole Trilobite fossil class be found?

400

Founded: Cambrian Extinct: Carboniferous, Pennyslvanian
What period 2 periods were the Tetragraptus fossil founded in and became extinct in?

400

Apatosaurus and Brontosaurus
What are the two names for the dinosaur that grew over 75 feet long and had nostrils on the top of its head?

400

Folding
What is it called when a layer of rock is uplifted or folded by magma wanting to leave the inside earth?

500

Era:Paleozoic, Period: Middle Devonian, Important geologic event in NY: Acadian Orogeny, Collision of North America and Avalon.
In what periods and Era did Earth’s first forests start growing? what other important geologic event happened in New York?

500

Atlantic Coastal Plain
In what landscape area did the bedrock form when early humans first come around?.

500

Periods: Devonian and Silurian Region: Erie Ontario Lowlands
In what two geologic periods and landscape region in NYS are fossils mostly founded in and what rock origin are they from?

500

Permian
In what Era were the earliest reptiles found in?

500

Metamorphism
What is it called when a layer of igneous rock is effected by heat?

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