Jurassic Period

  • (noun): From 190 million to 135 million years ago; dinosaurs; conifers.
    Synonyms: Jurassic

Some articles on period, jurassic:

Geology Of Yorkshire - The Evolution of The Landscape - Jurassic
... shallow epicontinental sea, normally less than 100m deep, spread over the British area during this period ... During the early and middle Jurassic an area of uplift around Market Weighton affected the way that sediments were deposited causing thinner bands of Jurassic rocks to be ... The main area of Jurassic deposition in Yorkshire was the North York Moors ...

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