Is naming a geologic age after ourselves the ultimate act of hubris?
What does GA stand for?
GA stands for Geologic Age
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- General Average
- General Aviation
- General Awareness
- General of The Army
- Generally Available
- Genetic Algorithm
- Genetic Anomalies, Inc.
- Geographic Atrophy (eye condition)
- Geographical Address
- Geographical Association (UK)
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Instead, he was living in some new geologic age, one shaped primarily by people, and he gave this new age the name Anthropocene, the Age of Humans.
Hint of a "Lost World" beneath the sea, a survivor of long-gone geologic ages, has been hauled up in a trawler's net off the east coast of South Africa: a fish of a kind supposed to have disappeared utterly from the earth 50 million years ago.
Both correctly answered the first question and then missed the second question: "Name the geologic age the world is currently in?
In the West Bank, the aquifer system is comprised of several rock formations from the Lower Cretaceous to the Holocene geologic age.
The taxonomic identity and geologic age of that specimen have been questioned, however (Shufeldt, 1915; Martin and Stewart, 1982).
The Mari Gas Field is located in the central portion of the Indus Basin and production is from the Lower Kirthar Limestone reservoir that is of Eocene geologic age.