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Some articles on million years, million, years:

Saxothuringian Zone - Geology
... The sedimentary sequence is assumed to be continuous from the Ediacaran to the Visean (330 million years ago) ... of deep-marine (flysch) sediments of Ordovician to Devonian age (480-360 million years old) and early Paleozoic mid-oceanic ridge basalts ... of plutons Silurian to Early Devonian (440-400 million years old) granitoids and middle Carboniferous (Hercynian, 340-325 million years old) granites ...
List Of South American Mammals
... from Africa by the Oligocene epoch or slightly earlier, 25 million or more years ago ... recent arrivals, having migrated from North America via Central America during the past seven million years as part of the Great American Interchange this invasion ... and may have lasted up to several thousand years ...
Stellar Kinematics - Kinematic Groups - Stellar Associations - OB Associations
... are short-lived, and will expire as supernovae after roughly a million years ... As a result, OB associations are generally only a few million years in age or less ... in the association will have burned all their fuel within 10 million years ...
... with its close relatives in the Cricetodon-Ruscinomys group, which lived in total for 17 million years from 20 million years ago to approximately 3 million ...
Circum-Superior Belt - Geology - Geologic Features
... includes two volcano-sedimentary series, the first ranging from 2,170 to 2,140 million years old and second ranging from 1,883 to 1,870 million years old ... The youngest magmatic series (1883-1870 Ma) contains 1,880 million-year-old carbonatites and lamprophyres. 1,883 to 1,874 million-year-old mafic and a few ultramafic magmas comprise the Willbob and Hellancourt formations and Montagnais sills ...

Famous quotes containing the words years and/or million:

    I have started to say
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    About my own life.
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    Thatcher: Now tell me honestly, my boy. Don’t you think it’s rather unwise to continue this philanthropic enterprise, this Inquirer that’s costing you a million dollars a year?
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