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Quaternary

Hierarchy:Phanerozoic Cenozoic
  Quaternary
Classification:Period (as per International Commission on Stratigraphy)
Top:0 Ma
Base:2.588 Ma
Follows:Neogene Pliocene  Piacenzian
Primary Divisions:AnthropoceneHolocenePleistocene
FGDC code:Q
The current and most recent period of the Cenozoic Era.
 

Geologic Events

Event NameTypeAgeArea
Island Park Caldera super-eruptionVolcanic Activity2.1 MaIdaho and Wyoming, USA
Andean orogeny (concludes)OrogenyMaximum Age: 200 MaSouth America


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