Miocene epoch

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Miocene epoch

a division of the TERTIARY PERIOD, lasting from 26 million years ago until 7 million years ago. In this epoch mammals acquired their present form. The European flora became more temperate, grasslands increased and the British Isles reached more or less the present latitude of 54 °N.
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After the middle Miocene, global climate change brought colder and drier conditions to New Zealand, with significant changes to vegetation and palaeoenvironments," the authors wrote in the study.
Oil Fms are mainly in the Miocene Rudeis sandstone and the Eocene.
The Late Miocene fossil cichlids were discovered in the area of the Proyecto Hidroelectrico Reventazon in a block from the filling of the entrance of a tunnel that was removed as part of construction.
These villages are situated in the Attock district, Punjab, Pakistan, comprising the outcrops of Late Miocene - Early Pliocene, date to 10.
Schmidt-Kittler (1987) described various specimens from other localities in the Lower Miocene of East Africa and identified them as Cynelos euryodon.
The fossils of Giraffidae are reported throughout the Siwalik Early Miocene - Late Pleistocene.
Although fossil Carcharodon (Linnaeus, 1758) teeth form a remarkable "bone bed" that concentrated on the Miocene seafloor over about a half million years at Shark Tooth Hill near Bakersfield, only a few isolated reports of lamnid shark teeth have been reported from Miocene Puente Formation in the Los Angeles Basin.
Apes expanded into Eurasia from Africa during the Miocene (14 to 7 million years ago) and evolved to survive in new habitat.
This pollen type is reported from the early Eocene to recent in North America, the late Eocene to Pliocene in a region encompassing Europe and Anatolia, and from the early Miocene of eastern Asia (Appendix 1).
Seismic interpretation reveals a regional Early Miocene Unconformity (EMU) separating pre-Oligocene to Miocene rifted basement from overlying undeformed Upper Miocene-Pliocene bathyal sediments.
3 million years old according geological time period of Miocene.
Miocene tectonics of the Lake Mead region, central basin and range.