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rockminx_10-4-2

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Abstract

Eocene. In 1833, Charles Lyell derived the name Eocene from the Greek words Eos (meaning “dawn”) and Kainos (meaning “recent”). At the time, the Paleocene had not yet been named, so the Eocene became the “dawn of the recent” (Cenozoic Era). Lyell chose this term because only about 3.5% of fossil mollusks from sediments of this age were recent species.

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Photograph

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UT Department of Environmental Sciences

Geographical Area

Virginia

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The University of Toledo

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Digital Initiatives, University of Toledo Libraries

LC Subject

environmental sciences; virtual exhibitions

Keywords

virtual exhibition; science;

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