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ID: 300391263
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300391263

 

Record Type: concept
Cambrian (Paleozoic, Phanerozoic, ... Styles and Periods (hierarchy name))

 

Note: The earliest period of the Paelozoic, extending from about 542 to 488 million years ago. It is characterized by rapid diversification of marine life. Cambrian rocks are the first to contain an abundance of fossils.
 
Terms:
Cambrian (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,U)
Cambrian period (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
cambrium (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Styles and Periods Facet
Styles and Periods Facet
Hierarchy of Styles and Periods (hierarchy name)
.... Styles and Periods (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of <styles, periods, and cultures by general era>
........ <styles, periods, and cultures by general era> (G)
Hierarchy of geologic time scale
............ geologic time scale (G)
Hierarchy of Phanerozoic
................ Phanerozoic (G)
Hierarchy of Paleozoic
.................... Paleozoic (G)
Hierarchy of Cambrian
........................ Cambrian (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... De eerste periode van het paleozo├»cum, dat duurde van ongeveer 542 miljoen tot 488 miljoen jaar geleden. Deze tijd werd gekenmerkt door een snelle groei in de diversiteit van mariene levensvormen. Stenen uit het cambrium zijn de eerste die een grote hoeveelheid fossielen bevatten. 

Related concepts:
followed ....  Precambrian
................  (geologic time scale, <styles, periods, and cultures by general era>, Styles and Periods (hierarchy name)) [300391473]
preceded ....  Ordovician
................  (Paleozoic, Phanerozoic, ... Styles and Periods (hierarchy name)) [300391264]

Sources and Contributors:
Cambrian............  [GCI Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................  AATA database (2002-) accessed 24 April 2014
.................  American Heritage Dictionary [online] (2011) accessed 24 April 2014
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 24 April 2014
.................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 24 April 2014
Cambrian period............  [GCI, VP]
.............................  American Heritage Dictionary [online] (2011) accessed 24 April 2014
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 24 April 2014
cambrium............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  UvA Talen
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [GCI, VP]
.......... AATA database (2002-) accessed 24 April 2014
.......... American Heritage Dictionary [online] (2011) accessed 24 April 2014
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 24 April 2014
.......... Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 24 April 2014
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... UvA Talen

 

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