Dinantian


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Dinantian

[di′nan·chən]
(geology)
Lower Carboniferous geologic time. Also known as Avonian.
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The exploration emphasis of this Promote Licence is to address the Carboniferous prospectivity in the Namurian and Dinantian sequences.
The well encountered coal measures at expected depths, while successfully intersecting the secondary target of the Dinantian limestone to calibrate the seismic data .
Palaeobiological and phylogenetic implications of anatomically-preserved Archaeocalamites from the Dinantian of Oxroad Bay and Loch Humphrey Bum, Scotland.