1Of, relating to, or denoting the era between the Paleozoic and Cenozoic eras, comprising the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods.
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- In later Palaeozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic sequences they can be extremely abundant.
- We believe that many Mesozoic and Cenozoic obducted ophiolite belts of SE Asia are fragments of fore-arc or back-arc lithosphere.
- These are accompanied by much smaller sets of petrographic thin sections from Mesozoic and Cenozoic carbonate strata.
The Mesozoic lasted from about 245 million to 65 million years ago. Large reptiles were dominant on land and sea throughout this time; vegetation had become abundant, and the first mammals, birds, and flowering plants appeared
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