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                          ICS General       ICS Specific         China        
               3800 Ma: Archean          - Eoarchean      - Qianxin        
         3600 +/- 0 Ma:                  - Paleoarchean   -                
               3400 Ma:                  -                -     use ICS    
         3200 +/- 0 Ma:                  - Mesoarchean    -     use ICS    
               3100 Ma:                  -                - Fupingan       
         2800 +/- 0 Ma:                  - Neoarchean     -                
               2600 Ma:                  -                - Wutaian        
         2500 +/- 0 Ma: Paleoproterozoic - Siderian       -                
               2350 Ma:                  -                - Luliangian     
         2300 +/- 0 Ma:                  - Rhyacian       -                
         2050 +/- 0 Ma:                  - Orosirian      -                
         1800 +/- 0 Ma:                  - Statherian     -                
               1750 Ma:                  -                - Jinningian     
         1600 +/- 0 Ma: Mesoproterozoic  - Calymmian      -                
         1400 +/- 0 Ma:                  - Ectasian       -                
         1200 +/- 0 Ma:                  - Stenian        -                
         1000 +/- 0 Ma: Neoproterozoic   - Tonian         -                
          850 +/- 0 Ma:                  - Cryogenian     -                
                800 Ma:                  -                - Sinian         
         630 +5/-30 Ma:                  - Ediacaran      -                
        542 +/- 0.3 Ma: Cambrian         -    no stage    - Meishuchuan    
                532 Ma:                  -    no stage    - Qungzusian     
                523 Ma:                  -    no stage    - Changlangpuan  
                518 Ma:                  -    no stage    - Longwangmioan  
          513 +/- 2 Ma:                  -    no stage    - Maozhangian    
                509 Ma:                  -    no stage    - Zuzhuangian    
                505 Ma:                  -    no stage    - Zhungxian      
          501 +/- 2 Ma:                  - Paibian        - Gushanian      
              496.8 Ma:                  -                - Changshanian   
                496 Ma:                  -    no stage    -                
              492.5 Ma:                  -    no stage    - Fengshanian    
      488.3 +/- 1.7 Ma: Ordovician       - Tremadocian    - Lianghekouan   
      478.6 +/- 1.7 Ma:                  - Arenig         - Honghuayuanian 
                472 Ma:                  -                - Dawanian       
      471.8 +/- 1.6 Ma:                  - Ordovician III - Guniutanian    
      468.1 +/- 1.6 Ma:                  - Darriwilian    -                
                464 Ma:                  -                - Miaopoan       
      460.9 +/- 1.6 Ma:                  - Ordovician V   - Baotan         
      455.8 +/- 1.6 Ma:                  - Ordovician VI  -                
              454.5 Ma:                  -                - Linxiangian    
                449 Ma:                  -                - Wufengian      
      445.6 +/- 1.5 Ma:                  - Hirnantian     -                
      443.7 +/- 1.5 Ma: Silurian         - Rhuddanian     - Longmaxian     
        439 +/- 1.8 Ma:                  - Aeronian       -                
                438 Ma:                  -                - Shinulanian    
        436 +/- 1.9 Ma:                  - Telychian      -                
                433 Ma:                  -                - Baishaean      
                429 Ma:                  -                - Xiushanian     
      428.2 +/- 2.3 Ma:                  - Sheinwoodian   -                
      426.2 +/- 2.4 Ma:                  - Homerian       -                
              425.5 Ma:                  -                - Guandian       
      422.9 +/- 2.5 Ma:                  - Gorstian       -                
                422 Ma:                  -                - Miaogoalingian 
      421.3 +/- 2.6 Ma:                  - Ludfordian     -                
      418.7 +/- 2.7 Ma:                  - Pridoli        - Yulongsian     
        416 +/- 2.8 Ma: Devonian         - Lochkovian     - Lianhuashanian 
                413 Ma:                  -                - Nagaolingian   
      411.2 +/- 2.8 Ma:                  - Praghian       -                
                410 Ma:                  -                - Yujianian      
        407 +/- 2.8 Ma:                  - Emsian         - Sipaian        
      397.5 +/- 2.7 Ma:                  - Eifelian       - Yingtangian    
      391.8 +/- 2.7 Ma:                  - Givetian       -                
              391.4 Ma:                  -                - Dongganglingian
      385.3 +/- 2.6 Ma:                  - Frasnian       - Shetianqiaoan  
      374.5 +/- 2.6 Ma:                  - Famennian      - Xikuangshanian 
      359.2 +/- 2.5 Ma: Carboniferous    - Tournaisian    - Shaodongian    
              349.5 Ma:                  -                - Yanguan        
      345.3 +/- 2.1 Ma:                  - Visean         -                
                345 Ma:                  -                - Datangian      
                333 Ma:                  -                - Dewuan         
      326.4 +/- 1.6 Ma:                  - Serpukhovian   -                
      318.1 +/- 1.3 Ma:                  - Bashkirian     - Huashibanian   
                313 Ma:                  -                - Dalanian       
      311.7 +/- 1.1 Ma:                  - Moscovian      -                
                310 Ma:                  -                - Mapingian      
        306.5 +/- 1 Ma:                  - Kasimovian     -                
      303.9 +/- 0.9 Ma:                  - Gzhelian       -                
        299 +/- 0.8 Ma: Permian          - Asselian       - Xixianian      
      294.6 +/- 0.8 Ma:                  - Sakmarian      -                
      284.4 +/- 0.7 Ma:                  - Artinskian     -                
      275.6 +/- 0.7 Ma:                  - Kungurian      -                
      270.6 +/- 0.7 Ma:                  - Roadian        - Maokovian      
        268 +/- 0.7 Ma:                  - Wordian        -                
      265.8 +/- 0.7 Ma:                  - Capitanian     -                
      260.4 +/- 0.7 Ma:                  - Wuchiapingian  - Wujiapingian   
      253.8 +/- 0.7 Ma:                  - Changhsingian  - Changhsingian  
        251 +/- 0.4 Ma: Triassic         - Induan         - Feixianguanian 
      249.7 +/- 0.7 Ma:                  - Olenekian      - Yongningzhenian
        245 +/- 1.5 Ma:                  - Anisian        - Guanlingian    
          237 +/- 2 Ma:                  - Ladinian       - Falangian      
          228 +/- 2 Ma:                  - Carnian        - Bananian       
                219 Ma:                  -                - Huobachengian  
        216.5 +/- 2 Ma:                  - Norian         -                
                209 Ma:                  -                - Erqiaoan       
      203.6 +/- 1.5 Ma:                  - Rhaetian       -                
      199.6 +/- 0.6 Ma: Jurassic         - Hettangian     - Ziliujingian   
        196.5 +/- 1 Ma:                  - Sinemurian     -                
      189.6 +/- 1.5 Ma:                  - Pliensbachian  -                
        183 +/- 1.5 Ma:                  - Toarcian       -                
        175.6 +/- 2 Ma:                  - Aalenian       - Xintiangouan   
        171.6 +/- 3 Ma:                  - Bajocian       -                
      167.7 +/- 3.5 Ma:                  - Bathonian      -                
                167 Ma:                  -                - Shaximioan     
        164.7 +/- 4 Ma:                  - Callovian      -                
        161.2 +/- 4 Ma:                  - Oxfordian      - Suiningian     
        155.7 +/- 4 Ma:                  - Kimmeridgian   -                
        150.8 +/- 4 Ma:                  - Tithonian      -                
                149 Ma:                  -                - Penglaizhenian 
        145.5 +/- 4 Ma: Cretaceous       - Berriasian     -     use ICS    
 

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This page was last updated on Tuesday, January 18, 2005.