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Ammonite faunas from condensed Cenomanian-Turonian sections ('tourtias') in southern Belgium and northern France

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In southern Belgium (Mons Basin and Tournai region) and northern France (area between Lille, Valenciennes and Maubeuge), condensed sequences have been referred to as 'tourtias' since the start of the nineteenth century. These levels correspond to a succession of trangressive systems tracts and generally appear as dark green, glauconitic and microconglomeratic facies. They are distributed all along the base of the more important transgressive systems tracts of the Cenomanian and basal Turonian...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Earth Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Geologie en Mijnbouw/Netherlands Journal of Geosciences
Volume:
90
Issue:
2-3
Pages:
209-238
Publication date:
2011-11-05
ISSN:
0016-7746
URN:
uuid:85198986-652f-44e7-8481-90c6496b9f77
Source identifiers:
216525
Local pid:
pubs:216525

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