The Carboniferous is a geologic period and system that extends from the end of
the Devonian .... The Carboniferous was a time of active mountain-building, as
the supercontinent Pangaea came together...
The Carboniferous Period is famous for its vast swamp forests, such as the one ...
major biological, geological, and climatic events occurred during this time.
Fifth interval of the Paleozoic Era, succeeding the Devonian Period and
preceding the Permian Period. In terms of absolute time, the Carboniferous
The Carboniferous Period of the Paleozoic Era began 354 million years ago. It
lasted for about ... More of the land was exposed to the air at this time. Both plants
The Pennsylvanian Epoch of the Carboniferous Period: 318 to 299 Mya ... The
Pennsylvanian was the time of the great 'Coal Swamp Forests' which dominated
An intro to the Carboniferous Period, includes a review of each of the geological
sub-divisions and the various forms of life that lived during this time.
Mar 21, 2009 ... Late Carboniferous to Early Permian time (315 mya -- 270 mya) is the only time
period in the last 600 million years when both atmospheric CO2 ...
Carboniferous period fifth period of the Paleozoic era of geologic time (see
Geologic Timescale, table), from 350 to 290 million years ago. Historical Geology
The Carboniferous period dates from 360 million to 280 million years ago. ... By
this time the teeming marine and land plants had expelled enough oxygen to ...
The Carboniferous Period is named after the rich coal deposits that are present in
rock layers from this time period.