Definition of Archaeans
1. archaean [n] - See also: archaean
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Archaeans
Literary usage of Archaeans
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Origin of Mountain Ranges Considered Experimentally, Structurally by Thomas Mellard Reade (1886)
"North Park, a basin of Cretaceous rocks, with underlying Jurassic and Carboniferous lying, as before, upon the archaeans. On the western flanks of the Park ..."
2. Proceedings of the Liverpool Geological Society by Liverpool Geological Society (1905)
"We now propose to deal with a much older series of rocks, namely, the archaeans of the Longmynd. Having this object in view, and with the efficient aid of ..."
3. Madras (1908)
"The more massive plutonic archaeans associated with the mixed gneisses comprise ... The only rocks of later age than these archaeans are a scattered set of ..."
4. Proceedings by Liverpool Geological Society (1885)
"He has shown it in his last map, surrounded by boundary faults which cut it off from the other archaeans and from the Cambrians. Whether these faults really ..."
5. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish academy (1883)
"... unstratified rocks : the softest shales and hardest granites are alike affected by it ; and these may be of any geological age—from the archaeans up to ..."
6. Universal History, Ancient and Modern: From the Earliest Records of Time, to by William Fordyce Mavor (1804)
"... and such Arcadians as had proved themselves the most honourable, had the right; the Athenians the left wing; and the Eleans and archaeans were placed in ..."