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#1 fahrquad

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Posted 18 April 2019 - 09:51 PM

It appears that the Holocene era ended about 1950 and we are now in the Anthropocene era according to this article.  Everyone born before 1950 please report to your nearest FEMA camp for flash fossilization and interment so that future paleontologists will  have job security.

 

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Edited by fahrquad, 20 April 2019 - 09:16 PM.


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Posted 18 April 2019 - 10:10 PM

...and before I am crucified for an honest mistake I should have said "Epoch" instead of "Era".  Details, details...  :blush:

 

"The Holocene ( /ˈhɒləˌsn, ˈh-/)[4][5] is the current geological epoch. It began approximately 11,650 cal years before present, after the last glacial period, which concluded with the Holocene glacial retreat.[6] The Holocene and the preceding Pleistocene[7] together form the Quaternary period. The Holocene has been identified with the current warm period, known as MIS 1. It is considered by some to be an interglacial period within the Pleistocene Epoch.[8]"

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holocene