Intensification of present Icehouse conditions, present (Quaternary) ice age begins roughly 2.58 Ma; cool and dry climate. Australopithecines, many of the existing genera of mammals, and recent mollusks appear. Homo habilis appears.
|Kara-Kul impact (concludes)||Impact Event||~5 Ma||Tajikistan|
|Andean orogeny (ongoing)||Orogeny||Maximum Age: 200 Ma||South America|
Overview of geological time
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