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
As plants became firmly established on land, life once again had a major effect
on Earth's atmosphere during the Carboniferous Period. Oxygen made up 20 ...
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 ...
The Carboniferous, known as the Age of Plants, makes up about 1.6 percent of
geologic time. - The Period is divided into the sub-periods of the Mississippian ...
The plant life of the Carboniferous period was extensive and luxuriant, especially
during the Pennsylvanian. It included ferns and fernlike trees; giant horsetails, ...
Time & Space, Fossil Gallery, Famous Flora & Fauna ... In the United States, the
Carboniferous Period is commonly divided into the Mississippian (Early ...