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Marking Vindhyan Time

About this time last year I wrote a piece for Nature India on the discovery of the fossil Dickinsonia from the uppermost Vindhyan strata exposed at Bhimbetka caves in Central India. Dickinsonia is considered to be an early animal that lived between 560 to 550 million years ago. This finding seems to confirm an Ediacaran ageĀ  (635-541 million years ago) for the youngest Vindhyan strata, termed | Impressum