Sentence Examples

  • In this valley were laid down, either in Eocene or Oligocene times, a great series of lake beds and thick accumulations of brown coal.
  • In the Eocene period or later) of enormous land masses."
  • Past elevations of land, however (and doubtless equally great subsidences) have taken place in South America since the Eocene, and the conclusion that extensive areas of land have subsided in the Indian Ocean has long been based on a somewhat similar distribution of giant tortoises in the Mascarene region.
  • The next geological formation which is represented is the Eocene, consisting of nummulitic limestone, sandstone and schist.
  • Serpentines, peridotites and diabases are interstratified with the Eocene deposits.

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