Lusitanian


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Lusitanian

[‚lü·sə′tan·ē·ən]
(geology)
Lower Jurassic geologic time.
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On the other hand, however, the "Empire of Brazil" and the "New Lusitanian Empire" could be read as alternatives: America or Europe.
It also seemed important in Portugal to pray that the issues that once divided the Lusitanian church from its Roman forbears might also be dissolved in the ocean of God's unity.
The onshore sedimentary infill of this tectono-sedimentary unit of the Lusitanian Basin reaches a maximum thickness of 430 m in the depocentre of Cascais, where it consists of nine formations with Berriasian to Albian open shelf, reef, and lagoonal platform carbonates, interbedded with nearshore mixed carbonate-siliciclastic rocks and regressive coarse alluvial siliciclastics (Rey, 1992, 2006, 2010).
Prior studies based on the foraminifera from the EarlyMiddle Jurassic in the Lusitanian Basin have been carried out mainly in the last decades (Exton, 1979; Exton and Gradstein, 1984; Ruget, 1985; Stam, 1985; Azeredo, 1993, 1995, 1999; Henriques et al.
Nevertheless, the Muslim merchants of Cannanore had by this time developed a parallel commercial network outside Lusitanian control by keeping the Maldives as a base for diverting merchandise to the Levant.
34) However, instead of the fullness found in the Camonian island, a place where the Lusitanian universal empire is celebrated, the island in Lusitania Transformada shows the fragments of an empire undone.
These studies have been based on a new reference collection assembled at the University of Coimbra (with species inedit to the Lusitanian area), and the Choffat Collection of the Geological Survey, making it possible for the first time, to establish an integrated biostratigraphy with other areas of the Tethyan Realm.
done a service for the Portuguese themselves, though they will hardly be grateful to him though, as after his small book the Lusitanian myth as a political and historical argument is hardly viable.
Stratigrafically, the site is located at the Meso-Cenozoic fringe of central-western Portugal in the northern sector of the Lusitanian Basin.
Compound Asterosoma ludwigae Schlirf, 2000 from the Jurassic of the Lusitanian Basin (Portugal): conditional strategies in the behaviour of Crustacea