Burdigalian


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Burdigalian

[‚bərd·i′gāl·yən]
(geology)
Upper lower Miocene geologic time.
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The elasmobranch fauna of the late Burdigalian, Miocene, at Werder-Uesen, Lower Saxony, Germany, and its relationships with Early Miocene faunas in the North Atlantic, Central Paratethys and Mediterranean.
A model of early calcite cementation in alluvial fans: Evidence from the Burdigalian sandstones and limestones of the Valle'sPenede's half-graben (NE Spain), Sed.
The thrusting proceeded continuously, although with variable intensity, between Middle Burdigalian and Serravallian times, at rates ranging from 7.
Coralline algae, oysters and echinoids - a liaison in rhodolith formation from the Burdigalian of the Latium-Abruzzi Platform (Italy) (M.
Based upon benthic foraminifer's dispersion and strontium isotope stratigraphy, Rupelian to Burdigalian age was considered for this formation [1,3,4,6,9].
The age of this member, based upon its foraminifers, is Burdigalian.
Its age was considered as Burdigalian based upon its foraminifers.
Catapsydrax stainforthi BOLLI, LOEBLICH, and TAPPAN are also found in this sub-member belonging to Burdigalian.
The decrease in the number of Echinoderms towards the upper part of the formation is due to the great migration of these species towards the North in Burdigalian sup.
In the early Miocene (Aquitanian and Burdigalian, 23-16 Ma), occurrences of fossil Itea are widespread and nearly circumboreal in distribution, although only five are from outside of continental Europe.
Martinez-Martinez and Azanon (1997) inferred two nearly orthogonal extension episodes from the Burdigalian to the Serravalian.