Cambrian of North America

The interval definitions in this timescale are derived from the following sources:

  • F. M. Gradstein, J. G. Ogg, M. D. Schmitz and G. M. Ogg. 2020. Geologic Time Scale 2020 view
  • W. B. Harland, R. L. Armstrong, A. V. Cox, L. E. Craig, A. G. Smith and D. G. Smith. 1990. A Geologic Time Scale 1989. view
  • F. M. Gradstein, J. G. Ogg, and A. G. Smith. 2004. A Geologic Time Scale 2004 1-589 view

There are 12 timescales which overlap this one. show

Interval boundaries marked with * have been interpolated based on the differences between the ages for international timescale boundaries quoted in the source and the currently accepted ages for those boundaries.

Interval names marked with † are no longer in current use.

This timescale is used in the definition of 1811 collections

Show more time

Show linear time

International Chronostratigraphic TimescaleCambrian of North AmericaCambrian of Australia
CambrianFurongianStage 10Franconian †/Dresbachian/MillardanDatsonian485.4
Payntonian486.8 *
Sunwaptan487.5
JiangshanianIverian489.5
Steptoean493 *
PaibianIdamean494
MiaolingianGuzhangianMarjumianAlbertian †Mindyallan497
Boomerangian499
DrumianUndillan500.5
Floran503
WuliuanTopazanTempletonian504.5
Delamaran506.5
Ordian507.8 *
Series 2Stage 4Waucoban †509
510.8 *
Dyeran511 *
Stage 3514
Montezuman514.8 *
Begadean519.9 *
TerreneuvianStage 2521
Fortunian529
538.8