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(English) From approx. 1 million years ago to the present; includes Pleistocene, Holocene/recent. Often misspelled as qua*r*ternary. (See also: Pleistocene, Holocene)
(French) Période d'environ 1 million années avant jusqu'au présent ; inclut le pléistocène, l'holocène/ le temps récent. (See also: Pleistocene, Holocene)
(Portuguese) De ácerca de 1 milhão de anos atrás até aos nossos dias; inclui o Pleistoceno e Holoceno/presente. (See also: Pleistocene, Holocene)

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