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The main article for this category is Quaternary.

The Quaternary Period is the geologic time unit from the end of the Pliocene Epoch roughly 1.8-1.6 million years ago to the present.

The Quaternary includes 2 geologic/geochronologic subdivisions -- the Pleistocene and the Holocene Epochs.

This category contains events which happened in the Quaternary, a division of the geologic time scale. See geologic time scale for information about its divisions and how they relate to each other.

Preceded by Proterozoic Eon Phanerozoic Eon
Paleozoic Era Mesozoic Era Cenozoic Era
Cambrian Ordovician Silurian Devonian Carboniferous Permian Triassic Jurassic Cretaceous Paleogene Neogene 4ry


This category has the following 6 subcategories, out of 6 total.