Potassium argon dating volcanic ash
Most of the Cenozoic is the Tertiary, from 65 million years ago to 1.8 million years ago.
The Quaternary includes only the last 1.8 million years.*Trivia: "The Pleistocene has been dated from 2.588 million (5,000) to 12,000 years before present (BP), with the end date expressed in radiocarbon years as 10,000 carbon-14 years BP. It covers most of the latest period of repeated glaciation, up to and including the Younger Dryas cold spell.
15]In the 1930's and 40's, the first specimens of robust autralopithicines were discovered in east and southern Africa.
These discoveries and the ones that have followed have considerably complicated our view of the hominid family tree.
*Trivia: - Genesis 2:7 - vyytsr yhvh alhym at-hadm apr mn-hadmh vypch bapyv nsmt chyym vyhy hadm lnps chyh: And [v] the LORD [yhvh] God [alhym] formed [ytsr] man [adm] of the dust [apr] of [mn] the [h] ground [admh], and [v] breathed [npch] into [b] his nostrils [ap] the breath [nsmh] of life [chyym]; and [v] man [adm] became [yhy? *Trivia: "The Seventh Command: 'And when this was done, the Seventh Intellect said: 'Let us make man after our own fashion and let us endow him with powers to rule the earth.' Then the Seven-Headed Intellect, The Creator of All Things throughout the Universe, created man and placed within his body a living, imperishable spirit, and man became like the Creator in intellectual power." [Based on: Col. 99] *Trivia: - "The fact that Adam is credited with the knowledge of good and evil, having eaten from the tree that made him wise (Genesis 3:6), determines that he was of the strain called homo sapiens.
In practice, he would actually have been of the further advanced modern strain called homo sapiens-sapiens.
[....] In The Holy Science, Sri Yukteswar concludes that we are currently in the beginning stages of Dwapara Yuga, which began around 1699 A. This now puts us in the year 308 Dwapara according to Sri Yukteswar.The sharpened stones were used to cut flesh and pound marrow-rich bones from carcasses either scavanged or hunted and then defended against other carnivores.[....]" [Based on: Compact History Of The World, edited by Geoffrey Parker, copyright 2003, p."Theoretical date marking the beginning of another Maha Yuga, or Great Age [traditionally a cycle of 4,320,000 years] and the beginning of the world's most recent Satya Yuga [Also: Krta Yuga, Krita Yuga], or Golden Age [traditionally a cycle of 1,728,000 years]." [- E.M.]"The Babylonian historian Berossus [3rd century B.
C.] ascribed 2,160,000 years to the period 'between creation and universal catastrophe.' " [Based on: Fingerprints Of The Gods, p.