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Cambrian Series 2

Hierarchy:Phanerozoic Paleozoic  Cambrian
   Cambrian Series 2
Classification:Epoch (as per International Commission on Stratigraphy)
Top:~509 Ma
Base:~521 Ma
Preceeds:Cambrian Series 3 Cambrian Stage 5
Follows:Terreneuvian Cambrian Stage 2
Primary Divisions:Cambrian Stage 4Cambrian Stage 3
 

Geologic Events

Event NameTypeAgeArea
Cambrian explosion (concludes)Evolutionary event541 - 513 ± 3 MaGlobal
Gondwana formation (concludes)Continental Assembly~550 - ~500 MaGlobal
Damara orogeny (concludes)Orogeny~550 - ~495 MaNamibia
Zambezi Belt orogeny (late) (concludes)Orogeny~550 - ~520 MaZambia and Zimbabwe
Ross orogeny (concludes)Orogeny~550 - ~480 MaAntarctica


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