Carboniferous period

каменноугольный период
каменноугольный период палеозойской эры

English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • Carboniferous Period — Interval of geologic time 354–290 million years ago, marked by great changes in world geography. All the landmasses drew closer together as a result of tectonic plate movements. The supercontinent Gondwana occupied much of the Southern Hemisphere …   Universalium

  • Carboniferous period — noun from 345 million to 280 million years ago • Syn: ↑Carboniferous • Derivationally related forms: ↑carboniferous (for: ↑Carboniferous) • Instance Hypernyms: ↑period, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lower Carboniferous period — Mississippian Mississippian prop. n. 1. A geological period extending from from 310 million to 345 million years ago; it was associated with an increase of land areas, the presence of primitive ammonites, and emergence of winged insects; called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lower Carboniferous period — noun from 345 million to 310 million years ago; increase of land areas; primitive ammonites; winged insects • Syn: ↑Mississippian, ↑Missippian period, ↑Lower Carboniferous • Instance Hypernyms: ↑period, ↑geological period …   Useful english dictionary

  • Upper Carboniferous period — noun from 310 million to 280 million years ago; warm climate; swampy land • Syn: ↑Pennsylvanian, ↑Pennsylvanian period, ↑Upper Carboniferous • Instance Hypernyms: ↑period, ↑geological period • Part Holonyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Carboniferous limestone — is a type of limestone rock, which was laid down in Great Britain and Ireland in the Dinantian stage of the Carboniferous period. It was formed between 363 and 325 million years ago. It is one of the three most common types of limestone found in… …   Wikipedia

  • carboniferous — [kär΄bə nif′ər əs] adj. [ CARBON + I + FEROUS] 1. producing or containing carbon or coal 2. [usually C ] designating or of the fifth geologic period of the Paleozoic Era, subdivided into the Pennsylvanian (the Upper Carboniferous) and the… …   English World dictionary

  • Carboniferous — Car bon*if er*ous (k[aum]r b[o^]n*[i^]f [ e]r*[u^]s), a. [Carbon + ferous.] Producing or containing carbon or coal. [1913 Webster] {Carboniferous age} (Geol.), the age immediately following the Devonian, or Age of fishes, and characterized by the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carboniferous age — Carboniferous Car bon*if er*ous (k[aum]r b[o^]n*[i^]f [ e]r*[u^]s), a. [Carbon + ferous.] Producing or containing carbon or coal. [1913 Webster] {Carboniferous age} (Geol.), the age immediately following the Devonian, or Age of fishes, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carboniferous formation — Carboniferous Car bon*if er*ous (k[aum]r b[o^]n*[i^]f [ e]r*[u^]s), a. [Carbon + ferous.] Producing or containing carbon or coal. [1913 Webster] {Carboniferous age} (Geol.), the age immediately following the Devonian, or Age of fishes, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carboniferous — 1830 as an adj. with reference the geological period, from a word formed in English 1799 from L. carbo (gen. carbonis) coal (see CARBON (Cf. carbon)) + ferous producing, containing, bearing. The great coal beds of Europe were laid down during… …   Etymology dictionary

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