Turonian
Turonian Tu*ro"ni*an, n. (Geol.) One of the subdivisions into which the Upper Cretaceous formation of Europe is divided. [1913 Webster]

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  • Turonian — The Turonian is a stage of the Late Cretaceous Epoch. It spans the time between 93.5 ± 0.8 Ma and 89.3 ± 1 Ma (million years ago).The Turonien was definied by the French paleontologist Alcide d Orbigny (1802 1857), who named it after the city of… …   Wikipedia

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  • turonian — tu·ro·ni·an …   English syllables

  • turonian — t(y)üˈrōnēən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: French turonien of Tours, from Late Latin Turoni Tours, France (from Latin Turones, Turoni, a people of ancient Gaul) + French en an : of, relating to, or constituting a subdivision of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Turonian Stage — ▪ geology       second of six main divisions (in ascending order) in the Upper Cretaceous Series, representing rocks deposited worldwide during the Turonian Age, which occurred 93.5 to 89.3 million years ago during the Cretaceous Period. Rocks of …   Universalium

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  • Notosuchia — Opisthokonta Notosuchia Temporal range: Early Cretaceous – Late Cretaceous, 110–65 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • Coniacian — System Series Stage Age (Ma) Paleogene Paleocene Danian younger Cretaceous Upper …   Wikipedia

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