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May i get some images??? That would be a little more interesting...
This can't be right
"one of the most rare species of camel also existed in this time, known as the guacoptrus, or carnivorous mountain alpaca, who lived in Venusualia." Guess how many results "guacoptrus" turns up on google? I don't know much about the subject, but I'm guessing it is very not true. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 126.96.36.199 (talk) 02:42, 17 April 2009 (UTC)
- Yuppers, can't even spell Venezuela. It's going away. Awickert (talk) 04:37, 17 April 2009 (UTC)
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I know that debate about the Quaternary exists, but there's no reference to it when it's mentioned that the Neogene could continue to today or end at the Quaternary. My sense, if there is no disagreement, is to follow the ICS and end the Neogene at the beginning of the Pleistocene. Anyone have any strong opinions? Awickert (talk) 20:51, 13 July 2009 (UTC)
My sense is that the Quaternary exists because it is a mapping unit. Glacial advances in North America and Europe left distinct deposits, either directly as glacial sediments or indirectly as the result of major sea level fluctuations and regional precipitation changes brought about by the glacial advances. Marine geologists deal with the earth as a whole, and recognize the Neogene mainly as a time term, ranging from the base of the Miocene to the present day. The Neogene refers to a period when the continents were more or less in the present day positions. The overwhelming majority of published scientific articles appear to use Neogene in this sense, based on a search on the Internet. Including the Quaternary and Holocene in the Neogene makes sense to all earth scientists who are not overwhelmed by the importance of Northern Hemisphere glaciation. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Diatom857 (talk • contribs) 03:34, 18 July 2009 (UTC)
This page needs a 'Key Events' table. A Template is available to make it look like all the other Era time periods. i.e. Template:Jurassic graphical timeline -- Denton22 (talk) 22:34, 13 March 2012 (UTC)
I'm named because of this period
I like this period.