Neogene

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Neogene

the upper part of the TERTIARY PERIOD including the Pleistocene, Pliocene and Miocene epochs.
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Dr McLaren's research focuses on the last 20 million years, the Neogene period, throughout the Murray Basin which contains 'Lake Bungunnin', a 50,000 square kilometre paleo-megalake.
The field of paleontology has made extraordinary discoveries and advancements with respect to the mammalian biostratigraphy and geochronology of the Neogene period in Asia.
Colleagues at the University of Minnesota identified the wood from the deposit, and pollen analysis at a commercial laboratory in Calgary, Alberta revealed that the trees lived approximately 2 to 8 million years ago, during the Neogene Period.