Definitions for "Miocene"
Keywords:  epoch, tertiary, pliocene, ago, meion
Of or pertaining to the middle division of the Tertiary.
A epoch in Earth history from about 24 to 5 million years ago. Also refers to the rocks that formed in that epoch.
is the earliest epoch of Neogene Period, that lasted from 23 until 5.5 mln years B.P. In the Republic of Moldova there are Miocene deposits, which accumulated beginning with 16 mln years B.P.
Keywords:  geology, chart, period, see
The Miocene period. See Chart of Geology.