Epochs In World History Since The Extinction Of The Dinosaurs
In the geological time scale, Epochs are periods of measurement. Multiple Epochs constitute Periods, which in turn constitute Eras, which in turn constitute Eons. Below, we look at the eight epochs to have occurred since the Late Cretaceous Extinction events. Those events saw the fall of reptilian dinosaurs and many of the other species that had dominated life on Earth in the Creataceous Period.