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Carboniferous

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Prehistoric Park - Carboniferous period

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The Evolution of Life part 6 : Carboniferous

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Carboniferous Coal Measures

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The Shallow Seas of the Carboniferous

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the end of the Carboniferous period (claymation)

The Carboniferous is a geologic period and system that spans 60 million years from the end of the Devonian Period 358.9 million years ago (Mya), to the beginning of the Permian Period, 298.9 Mya. The name Carboniferous means "coal-bearing" and derives from the Latin words carbō ("coal") and ferō, and was coined by geologists William Conybeare and William Phillips in 1822.
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