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Penn·syl·va·nian / ˌpensəlˈvānyən; -ˈvānēən/ • adj. 1. of or relating to the state of Pennsylvania. 2. Geol. of, relating to, or denoting the later part of the Carboniferous period in North America, following the Mississippian and preceding the Permian, and corresponding to the Upper Carboniferous of Europe. This period lasted from about 323 to 290 million years ago. • n. 1. a native or inhabitant of Pennsylvania. 2. (the Pennsylvanian) Geol. the Pennsylvanian period or the system of rocks deposited during it.

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Pennsylvanian

Pennsylvanian
1. The Late Carboniferous subperiod, preceded by the Mississippian, comprising the Bashkirian, Moscovian, Kasimovian, and Gzelian Epochs, and dated at 322.8–290 Ma ( Harland et al., 1989).

2. The name of the corresponding N. American sub-system, comprising the Morrowan, Atokan (Derryan), Desmoinesian, Missourian, and Virgilian Series, and roughly contemporaneous with most of the Silesian sub-System (i.e. above Namurian A).

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Pennsylvanian

Pennsylvanian
1. The late Carboniferous sub-period, preceded by the Mississippian, comprising the Bashkirian, Moscovian, Kasimovian, and Gzelian Epochs, and dated at 322.8–290.0 Ma.

2. The name of the corresponding North American subsystem, comprising the Morrowan, Atokan (Derryan), Desmoinesian, Missourian, and Virgilian Series, and roughly contemporaneous with most of the Silesian subsystem (i.e. above Namurian A).

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Pennsylvanian

Pennsylvanian In the USA, name given to the later part of the Carboniferous period.

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Pennsylvanian

Pennsylvanian See CARBONIFEROUS.

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Pennsylvanian

Pennsylvanian See CARBONIFEROUS.

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Pennsylvanian

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