FACTOID # 27: If you're itching to live in a trailer park, hitch up your home and head to South Carolina, where a whopping 18% of residences are mobile homes.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > 7th millennium BC
Millennia:
8th millennium BC - 7th millennium BC - 6th millennium BC

During the 7th millennium BC, agriculture spreads from Anatolia to the Balkans. World population is essentially stable at around 5 million people, living mostly widely scattered across the globe in small hunting-gathering tribes. In the agricultural communities of the Middle East, the cow is domesticated and use of pottery grows common, spreading to Europe and South Asia, and the first metal (gold and copper) ornaments are made. These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... In the 8th millennium BC, agriculture becomes widely practiced in the Fertile Crescent and Anatolia. ... During the 6th millennium BC, agriculture spreads from the Balkans to Italy and Eastern Europe and from Mesopotamia to Egypt. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Map of countries by population —showing the population of the Peoples Republic of China and India, the only two countries to have a population greater than a billion. ... This box:      A hunter-gatherer society is one whose primary subsistence method involves the direct procurement of edible plants and animals from the wild, using foraging and hunting, without significant recourse to the domestication of either. ... COW is an acronym for a number of things: Can of worms The COW programming language, an esoteric programming language. ... Unfired green ware pottery on a traditional drying rack at Conner Prairie living history museum. ... Hot metal work from a blacksmith In chemistry, a metal (Greek: Metallon) is an element that readily loses electrons to form positive ions (cations) and has metallic bonds between metal atoms. ...


Cultures

Excavations at the South Area of Çatal Höyük
Excavations at the South Area of Çatal Höyük

Download high resolution version (1544x1024, 211 KB)my own photo of the South Area of Çatalhöyük File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Download high resolution version (1544x1024, 211 KB)my own photo of the South Area of Çatalhöyük File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... For the famous World War II battle, see: Battle of Crete For other uses, see Crete (disambiguation). ... The Peiligang culture (裴李崗文化) is a name given by archaeologists to a group of Neolithic communities who lived in the Yiluo river valley in Henan Province, China. ... Mehrgarh was an ancient settlement in South Asia and is one of the most important sites in archaeology for the study of the earliest neolithic settlements in that region. ... This article is about the geopolitical region in Asia. ... Centuries: 8th century BC - 7th century BC - 6th century BC Decades: 650s BC 640s BC 630s BC 620s BC 610s BC - 600s BC - 590s BC 580s BC 570s BC 560s BC 550s BC Events and Trends Fall of the Assyrian Empire and Rise of Babylon 609 BC _ King Josiah... Elam (Persian: تمدن ایلام) is one of the oldest recorded civilizations. ... (7th millennium BC – 6th millennium BC – 5th millennium BC – other millennia) Events c. ... General Layout of Ain Ghazal, © 1996 Smithsonian Institution Ain Ghazal is a neolithic site located in North-Eastern Jordan, on the outskirts of Amman. ... A national museum is a museum maintained by a nation. ... For other meanings, see Amman (disambiguation) and Ammann. ... The Paleolithic or Palaeolithic (Greek παλαιός paleos=old and λίθος lithos=stone or the Old Stone Age) was the first period in the development of human technology of the Stone Age. ... An array of Neolithic artifacts, including bracelets, axe heads, chisels, and polishing tools. ... Sesklo (Sesclo, Greek: Σέσκλο) was a village nearby the city of Volos, in Thessaly (central Greece), in the prefecture of Magnesia. ... Map showing Thessaly periphery in Greece Thessaly (Θεσσαλια; modern Greek Thessalía; see also List of traditional Greek place names) is one of the 13 peripheries of Greece, and is further sub-divided into 4 prefectures. ... (7th millennium BC – 6th millennium BC – 5th millennium BC – other millennia) Events c. ... Excavations at the South Area of Çatal Höyük Çatalhöyük (also Çatal Höyük and Çatal Hüyük, or any of the three without diacritics; çatal is Turkish for fork, höyük for mound) was a very large Neolithic and Chalcolithic settlement in southern... Obsidian from Lake County, Oregon Counterclockwise from top: obsidian, pumice and rhyolite (light color) Obsidian is a rock which is a type of naturally occurring glass, produced by volcanoes (igneous origin) when a felsic lava cools rapidly and freezes without sufficient time for crystal growth (see glass transition temperature). ... The cave Svarthola (aka. ...

Environmental changes

  • c. 7000 BC - Wild horse populations drop in Europe proper; horse disappears from the island of Great Britain, but was never found in Ireland. (Horse & Man, Clutton-Brock) Extinction probably caused by climatic shift, leading to excessively rich spring feed and mass lameness from founder, making them easy prey. (Bolich & Ingraham)
  • c. 6500 BC - English Channel formed
  • 6440 BC ± 25 years - Kurile volcano on Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula has VEI 7 eruption. It is one of the largest of the Holocene epoch.
  • c. 6100 BC - The Storegga Slide, causing a megatsunami in the Norwegian Sea
  • c. 6000 BC - Rising sea levels form the Torres Strait, separating Australia from New Guinea.
  • c. 6000 BC - Between 12,000 BC and 5,000 BC it appears that massive inland flooding was taking place in several regions of the world, making for subsequent sea level rises which could be relatively abrupt for many worldwide.

Satellite view of the English Channel The English Channel (French: (IPA: ), the sleeve) is the part of the Atlantic Ocean that separates the island of Great Britain from northern France and joins the North Sea to the Atlantic. ... Kurile Lake is a large caldera located in the southern part of Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia. ... Kamchatka is the home of many volcanoes. ... VEI and ejecta volume correlation The Volcanic Explosivity Index (VEI) was devised by Chris Newhall of the U.S. Geological Survey and Steve Self at the University of Hawaii in 1982 to provide a relative measure of the explosiveness of volcanic eruptions. ... The Holocene epoch is a geological period that extends from the present day back to about 10,000 radiocarbon years, approximately 11,430 ± 130 calendar years BP (between 9560 and 9300 BC). ... The three Storegga Slides count among the largest recorded landslides. ... Megatsunami (often hyphenated as mega-tsunami, also known as iminami or wave of purification) is an informal term used mostly by popular media and popular scientific societies to describe a very large tsunami wave beyond the size reached by typical tsunamis (around 10 metres). ... The Norwegian Sea (Norwegian: Norskehavet) is part of the North Atlantic Ocean northwest of Norway, located between the North Sea (i. ... The Torres Strait - Cape York Peninsula is at the top; several of the Torres Strait Islands can be seen strung out towards Papua New Guinea (North is downwards in this image) The Torres Strait is a body of water which lies between Australia and the Melanesian island of New Guinea. ...

Inventions, discoveries, introductions


  Results from FactBites:
 
7th millennium BC - encyclopedia article about 7th millennium BC. (2028 words)
Circa 7000 BC – Agriculture and settlement at Mehrgarh Mehrgarh was an ancient settlement in South Asia and is one of the most important sites in archaeology for the study of the earliest neolithic settlements in that region.
Circa 6000 BC – Neolithic Age in Korea Korea (한국/韓國/Hanguk, used by South / 조선/朝鮮/Joseon, used by North) is a formerly unified country, situated on the Korean Peninsula in northern East Asia, bordering on China to the northwest and Russia to the north.
Circa 6500 BC – English Channel The English Channel, also for some time known as the British Sea (French: La Manche, "the sleeve") is the part of the Atlantic Ocean that separates the island of Great Britain from northern France, and joins the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean.
7th millennium BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (357 words)
Circa 7000 BC – Agriculture and settlement at Mehrgarh in South Asia.
Circa 6000 BC Neolithic Age in Korea.
Circa 6000 BC – First traces of habitation of the Svarthola cave in Norway.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m