HyperDic: lower_carboniferous

English > 1 sense of the expression Lower Carboniferous:
NOUNtimeLower Carboniferous, Mississippian, Missippian period, Lower Carboniferous periodfrom 345 million to 310 million years ago
English > Lower Carboniferous: 1 sense > noun 1, time
MeaningFrom 345 million to 310 million years ago; increase / increase of land areas; primitive ammonites; winged insects.
SynonymsMississippian, Missippian period, Lower Carboniferous period
Instance ofperiod, geological periodA unit of geological time during which a system of rocks formed
Part ofCarboniferous, Carboniferous periodFrom 345 million to 280 million years ago

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