Cainozoic


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Cenozoic

, Caenozoic, Cainozoic
of, denoting, or relating to the most recent geological era, which began 65 000 000 years ago: characterized by the development and increase of the mammals

Cainozoic

[‚kān·ə′zō·ik]
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The pattern of topolineaments on either side of the SMF is differentiated due to lithological contrasts: the SW side is mostly composed of crystalline or slightly metamorphosed sedimentary rocks, the NE one represents Cainozoic sedimentary strata (Figs.
The poor definition of Cainozoic alluvials in the geology layer, which necessitated reference to NSW soil mapping data, was another weakness.
1989): A record of Appalachian denudation in postrift Mesozoic and Cainozoic sedimentary deposits of the U.
1999, The influence of Cainozoic tectonic movements on geomorphological development of the Niemcza-Strzelin Hills.
Palynological data show that the earliest sediments infilling the palaeochannel were deposited during the Late Cainozoic and the top 2m are Quaternary.
The study area occupies the eastern margin of the Murray Basin, a major Cainozoic depocentre.
Cainozoic subsidence zone in the Wroclaw area is connected to the MOFZ, which has NW-SE direction.
Probable and possible reserves in the Cainozoic and Mesozoic Fms alone have been estimated at about 214 bn barrels of oil and 160 TCF of natural gas.
However, there was very little consistency in description of Cainozoic cover in the various source datasets.
Probable and possible reserves in the Cainozoic and Mesozoic formations are estimated at about 214 bn barrels of oil and 160yTCF of natural gas.
The bore cores reached to the depths between 10 and more than 1000 m and penetrated sediments of the Quaternary, Cainozoic, and Mesozoic ages.
Singh G, Geissler EA (1985) Late Cainozoic history of vegetation, fire, lake levels and climate, at Lake George, New South Wales, Australia.