Definition of Lower carboniferous period

1. Noun. From 345 million to 310 million years ago; increase of land areas; primitive ammonites; winged insects.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lower Carboniferous Period

Lowell
Lowell Jackson Thomas
Lowell Thomas
Lowellian
Lowenberg's canal
Lowenberg's forceps
Lowenberg's scala
Lowenstein-Jensen culture medium
Lowenstein-Jensen medium
Lower's ring
Lower's tubercle
Lower-Normandy
Lower California
Lower Canada
Lower Carboniferous
Lower Carboniferous period
Lower Egypt
Lower Lusatian
Lower Mainland
Lower Paleolithic
Lower Peninsula
Lower Saxony
Lower Silesian
Lower Sorbian
Lower Wendish
Lowestoft
Lowland Scots
Lowlander
Lowlands
Lowlands of Scotland

Literary usage of Lower carboniferous period

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1. An Introduction to Historical Geology: With Special Reference to North America by William John Miller (1916)
"... CHAPTER X THE MISSISSIPPIAN (LOWER CARBONIFEROUS) PERIOD ORIGIN OF NAME, SUBDIVISIONS, ETC. FORMERLY the Carboniferous period included all of what, ..."

2. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1905)
"These great thicknesses, especially of limestone, bespeak the great duration of the Lower Carboniferous period. 2500 feet of limestone, accumulating at the ..."

3. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1905)
"These great thicknesses, especially of limestone, bespeak the great duration of the Lower Carboniferous period. 2500 feet of limestone, accumulating at the ..."

4. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1907)
"These great thicknesses, especially of limestone, bespeak the great duration of the Lower Carboniferous period. 2500 feet of limestone, accumulating at the ..."

5. Good Words by Norman Macleod (1876)
"... part of southern Scotland in the long ages that elapsed between the termination of the Lower Carboniferous period and the close of the Tertiary ages. ..."

6. The Geology of Allegany County by Cleophas Cisney O'Harra (1900)
"THE GEOLOGY OF ALLEGANY COUNTY THE lower carboniferous period. In Allegany county there is little apparent difference between the highest Devonian and the ..."

7. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1907)
"48 are shown some of the fossils of the Lower Carboniferous period. Reptiles make their first appearance in the Permian, at the close of the Carboniferous ..."

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