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Moscovian

Hierarchy:Phanerozoic Paleozoic  Carboniferous   Pennsylvanian
    Moscovian
Classification:Age (as per International Commission on Stratigraphy)
Top:307.0 ± 0.1 Ma
Base:315.2 ± 0.2 Ma
Preceeds:Kasimovian
Follows:Bashkirian
GSSP:Candidates are in southern Urals or Nashui (south China).
 

Geologic Events

Event NameTypeAgeArea
Mauritanide Belt orogeny (concludes)Orogeny~320 - ~270 MaWest Africa
Uralian orogeny (concludes)Orogeny~320 - ~175 MaRussia
Pangaea assembly (ongoing)Continental Assembly335 - 272 MaGlobal
Variscan/Hercynian orogeny (concludes)Orogeny~400 - ~280 MaEurope/North America


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