Clarendonian

Clarendonian

[‚kla·rən′dōn·ē·ən]
(geology)
Lower Pliocene or upper Miocene geologic time.
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The two sites are interpreted to be Clarendonian in age [12.
The striking taxonomic similarity between the two sites is not only unique but also rare, suggesting a correlative relationship within the early to medial Clarendonian (Cl1 or Cl2).
This suggests that proboscideans were confined to North America (including Mexico) for about nine million years, during the Middle and the early-Late Miocene (Barstovian, Clarendonian and part of the Hemphillian), barred from tropical Central America.
8) "Our World-wide Organization," Clarendonian [Oxford UP] ns 21.
Other Miocene records include the modern species Ophisaurus ventralis from the late Barstovian of the Egeihoff Local Fauna of Nebraska (Holman 1973), the extinct species Ophisaurus canadensis from the late Barstovian of the Wood Mountain Formation of Saskatchewan, Canada (Holman 1970), and the modern species Ophisaurus attenuatus from the Clarendonian of the Wakeeney Local Fauna of Kansas (Holman 1975).
wilsoni from the Clarendonian of Kansas (Holman 1984b).
plax were described from sediments that appear to be of Clarendonian to Hemphillian age (upper Miocene; La Rivers 1953, 1966), and an undescribed Claren donian turtle is included in the Chalk Spring Locality fauna of Elko County (MacDonald and Pelletier 1958).
The revolution of the seventeenth century was, he asserted, "the transition from a Baconian to a Clarendonian constitution - Bacon and Clarendon, both men of the law and of letters, readers and writers of histories for instruction, parliament-men and counsellors of Kings.
36) But the satire on Clarendonian eloquence in Jure Divino is entirely unique in that it is supplemented by Defoe's subtle proferring of his own familiar brand of lucid journalistic prose as an alternative, ideal style of polemical writing.
1) Hence the argument that the revolution of 1688 was in fact the true restoration, a moderately conservative, almost Clarendonian settlement which established the aristocracy and provided important guarantees against further innovations by monarchy.
On the other hand, Webb and Perrigo (1984) postulate a Central American radiation of the genus Rhynchotherium from the early Clarendonian to the early Hemphillian and a reverse dispersal to the north, and Tedford et al.
McGregor started early (like Gray) and was performing from the age of seven, first with the Clarendonians.