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Definition and global correlation of the Santonian-Campanian boundary

Abstract:

Review of biostratigraphical evidence from different regions shows that criteria used by workers on various marine fossil groups to define the Santonian-Campanian boundary differ considerably in relative age and position. Probably the most widely recognizable of these criteria is the extinction of the distinctive crinoid Marsupites testudinarius (North America, Europe, Asia, North Africa, Australia), which, coincides exactly with two separate definitions of the boundary. A comparison of evide...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Earth Sciences
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Journal:
Terra Nova
Volume:
7
Issue:
6
Pages:
611-622
Publication date:
1995-01-01
ISSN:
0954-4879
URN:
uuid:200160d5-5c3e-48ea-9cc2-a3be761526e3
Source identifiers:
177843
Local pid:
pubs:177843
Language:
English

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