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Mesoproterozoic

Hierarchy:Precambrian Proterozoic
  Mesoproterozoic
Classification:Era (as per International Commission on Stratigraphy)
Top:1000 Ma
Base:1600 Ma
Preceeds:Neoproterozoic Tonian
Follows:Paleoproterozoic Statherian
Primary Divisions:StenianEctasianCalymmian
FGDC code:Y
The earliest period of Earth's history where a respectable geological record still survives.
 

Geologic Events

Event NameTypeAgeArea
Late Ruker / Nimrod orogenyOrogeny1000 ± 150 MaAntarctica
First sexual reproduction (concludes)Evolutionary event~1200 MaGlobal
Grenville orogeny (begins)Orogeny1250 - 980 MaNorthern America, Scotland
Sveconorwegian orogeny (concludes)Orogeny~1250 - ~900 MaEurope
Rodinia assembly (concludes)Continental Assembly~1300 - ~900 MaGlobal
Ur joins Rodinia (concludes)Continental Assembly~1300 - 1071 MaGlobal
Kibaran orogenyOrogeny1400 - 1000 MaMid to Southern Africa
Columbia (Nuna) supercontinent breakupContinental Breakup1425 ± 75 - 1250 ± 50 MaGlobal
Gothian orogeny (concludes)Orogeny~1750 - ~1500 MaEurope
Great Oxygenation Event (concludes)Major Climatic Event~3500 - ~850 MaGlobal


Overview of geological time

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