Sentence Examples


  • The most widely spread of the sedimentary beds belong to the Miocene period.'
  • The Seriema must be regarded as the not greatly modified heir of some very old type, such as one may fairly imagine to have lived before many of the existing groups of birds had become differentiated, and it is probable that the extinct birds known as Stereornithes, and in particular the fossil Phororhachos from the Miocene of Patagonia, were closely allied to its ancestors.
  • In Tertiary times the Central Plateau was the theatre of great volcanic activity from the Miocene, to the Pleistocene periods, and many of the volcanoes remain as nearly perfect cones to the present day.
  • The Miocene and Pliocene are absent.
  • It occurs in Miocene deposits and is also found washed up by the sea near Catania.
 

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