Aptian


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Aptian

[′ap·tē·ən]
(geology)
Lower Cretaceous geologic time, between Barremian and Albian. Also known as Vectian.
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The area where this happened is called Aptian Salt, or Angola Basin.
Aptian organic rich intra shelf basin creation in the Dezful Embayment--Kazhdumi and Dariyan Formations, South West Iran.
Mullen Aptian 66 318 1,092 482 275 1,280 4,151 1,970
Small lungfishes with narrow, sectorial crests suggestive of a distinctive ecological niche have now been found in sediments from the Aptian to Cenomanian of eastern Texas (Kirkland 1987; Parris et al.
Gili said the new species was found in several parts of the Iberian Peninsula - in the Maestrat basin, the Vasco-Cantabrica basin, to the south of the Lusitania basin and in the Cordillera Prebetica mountain range, 'where it accumulated in dense conglomerations along the banks of the carbonate marine platforms of the Lower Aptian period (114 million years ago)'.
the Brazilian oil and gas company conducting the largest private sector exploratory campaign in Brazil, announced the find after the latest drilling operations in the Aptian section of well 1-OGX-15-RJS.
Production is expected to start in 2012 with drilling at the Cenomanian and Aptian deposits, adding the Valanzhinian deposits by 2019.
100 Crato Formation Aptian 115 Alava amber Aptian 115-121 Lebanese amber Nec.
I wonder if variations in undersea volcanism might have contributed to the sudden spike in Pacific Ocean surface temperatures during the Aptian epoch of the Cretaceous period.