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Tulare Formation

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The Tulare Formation is a Pliocene to Holocene epoch geologic formation in the central and southern San Joaquin Valley of central California. [1]

14 relations: California, Cenozoic, Fossil, Geological formation, Geological period, Holocene, List of fossiliferous stratigraphic units in California, Neogene, Paleontology in California, Pliocene, Quaternary, San Joaquin Formation, San Joaquin Valley, United States.

California

California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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Cenozoic

The Cenozoic Era meaning "new life", is the current and most recent of the three Phanerozoic geological eras, following the Mesozoic Era and, extending from 66 million years ago to the present day.

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Fossil

A fossil (from Classical Latin fossilis; literally, "obtained by digging") is any preserved remains, impression, or trace of any once-living thing from a past geological age.

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Geological formation

A formation or geological formation is the fundamental unit of lithostratigraphy.

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Geological period

A geological period is one of several subdivisions of geologic time enabling cross-referencing of rocks and geologic events from place to place.

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Holocene

The Holocene is the current geological epoch.

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List of fossiliferous stratigraphic units in California

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Neogene

The Neogene (informally Upper Tertiary or Late Tertiary) is a geologic period and system that spans 20.45 million years from the end of the Paleogene Period million years ago (Mya) to the beginning of the present Quaternary Period Mya.

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Paleontology in California

Paleontology in California refers to paleontological research occurring within or conducted by people from the U.S. state of California.

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Pliocene

The Pliocene (also Pleiocene) Epoch is the epoch in the geologic timescale that extends from 5.333 million to 2.58 million years BP.

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Quaternary

Quaternary is the current and most recent of the three periods of the Cenozoic Era in the geologic time scale of the International Commission on Stratigraphy (ICS).

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San Joaquin Formation

The San Joaquin Formation is a Pliocene epoch geologic formation in the lower half of the San Joaquin Valley in central California.

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San Joaquin Valley

The San Joaquin Valley is the area of the Central Valley of the U.S. state of California that lies south of the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta and is drained by the San Joaquin River.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tulare_Formation

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