Mississippian period


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Mississippian period:

see Carboniferous periodCarboniferous period
, fifth period of the Paleozoic era of geologic time (see Geologic Timescale, table), from 350 to 290 million years ago. Historical Geology of the Period
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The exhibition then surveys the Mississippian period (beginning in 800).
Understanding the paleoclimate of the Rheic Ocean at the beginning of the Mississippian Period, throughout the Kinderhookian, will help determine the spatial and temporal limits of the dendroid Graptolite Dictyonema within Missouri.
The findings presented in this article attest to the value of thin section analysis of prehistoric ceramics and support its incorporation into the overall investigation strategy employed at Woodland and Mississippian period archaeological sites.
The Kellogg Collection is composed of approximately 43 individuals and dates to the Early Mississippian Period (c.