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Pleistocene epoch

General information
Lower boundary: equal to 2.588 Ma (based on Gelasian)
Upper boundary: equal to 0.012 Ma (see scale)
Continent: global
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Key correlations
Period: Quaternary
10 million year bin: Cenozoic 6
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Overlaps with
  • Haweran (0.34 to 0.0 Ma)
  • Uquian (3.0 to 1.2 Ma)
  • Mangapanian (3.0 to 2.4 Ma)
  • Blancan (4.9 to 1.8 Ma)
  • "Senecan" (4.9 to 1.8 Ma)
  • Rexroadian (4.9 to 1.8 Ma)
  • Interval name: