The supercontinent Rodinia began forming in this period. Fossils of the first known sexually-reproducing eukaryotes are found at the end of the previous period in the Hunting Formation on Somerset Island, Nunavut, Canada.
This period includes the Keweenawan Age at about 1100 mya.
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- "Organic geochemical study of mineralization in the Keweenawan Nonesuch Formation at White Pine, Michigan" (PDF). University of Michigan. Retrieved 25 May 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)