Illinoian

 not Illinoisian, for something or someone from Illinois.

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  • Illinoian — /il euh noy euhn/, n. 1. Geol. the third stage of the glaciation of North America during the Pleistocene. 2. Illinoisan. adj. 3. Geol. of or pertaining to the Illinoian stage. 4. Illinoisan. [1825 35, Amer.; ILLINOI(S) + AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • illinoian — il·li·noi·an …   English syllables

  • illinoian — |ilə|nȯi(y)ən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Illinois (state) + English an : belonging to the third glacial stage during the glacial epoch in No. America …   Useful english dictionary

  • Illinoian Stage — The Illinoian Stage is the name used by Quaternary geologists in North America to designate middle Pleistocene glacial and interglacial deposits. It precedes the Wisconsin Stage and follows the Pre Illinoian Stage in North America. The Illinoian… …   Wikipedia

  • Illinoian Glacial Stage — ▪ geology       major division of geologic time and deposits in North American during the Pleistocene Epoch (1,600,000 to 10,000 years ago). The Illinoian, a time of widespread continental glaciation, follows the Yarmouth Interglacial Stage and… …   Universalium

  • Pre-Illinoian — The Pre Illinoian Stage is often synonymous with Pre Illinoian glacial[1][2] and used by Quaternary geologists for the early and middle Pleistocene glacial and interglacial periods of geologic time in North America from 2.5 Ma 500,000 years ago,… …   Wikipedia

  • Pre-Illinoian Stage — The Pre Illinoian Stage is the name currently used for early and middle Pleistocene glacial and interglacial deposits within North America. As the oldest stage in the North American nomenclature, it precedes the Illinoian Stage.Hallberg, G.R.,… …   Wikipedia

  • Glacial history of Minnesota — The glacial history of Minnesota is most defined since the onset of the last glacial period, which ended some 10,000 years ago. Within the last million years, most of the Midwestern United States and much of Canada were covered at one time or… …   Wikipedia

  • Driftless Area — Relief map showing primarily the Minnesota part of the Driftless Area. The wide diagonal river is the Upper Mississippi River. In this area, it forms the boundary between Minnesota and Wisconsin. The rivers entering the Mississippi from the west… …   Wikipedia

  • Wolstonian Stage — The Wolstonian interglacial is the former name for a middle Pleistocene stage that is now known as the Wolstonian Stage in the British Isles. It precedes the Ipswichian Stage (Eemian Stage in Europe) and follows the Hoxnian Stage in the British… …   Wikipedia

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