Tithonian


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Tithonian

[ti′thō·nē·ən]
(geology)
Southern European equivalent of the Portlandian stage (uppermost Jurassic) of geologic time.
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There are deposits from Lusitanian, Kimmeridgian and Tithonian stages in the water-shed section in Tengi's lateral ridge, composed of carbonaceous and sandy-argillaceous rocks and are represented by two lithofacies.
Upper Jurassic carbonaceous litho-facies, mainly of the Tithonian stage, predominate in the Shahdag region.
I was not exactly upset at being woken earlier but the birds' behaviour seemed odd and I thought that probably Aves (birds) - the ancestors of Archaeopteryx lithographical from the Tithonian stage of the Late Jurassic age some 150-145 million years ago - too are going cuckoo like us human beings.
There are deposits from Lusitanian, Kimmeridgian and Tithonian stages in the watershed section in the lateral ridge of Tengi, composed of carbonaceous and sandy-argillaceous rocks and are represented by two lithofacies.
formation, which is a Tithonian aged sandstone deposited between a
The rift lasted less than 10m years and in Tithonian time was followed by a sag.
The geologic target zone is the Angel formation, which is a Tithonian aged sandstone wedged between a mid-Tithonian Shale and Dingo Claystone.
The hydrocarbons - sweet oil, condensates and natural gas - were found in neritic to fluvial-deltaic sandstones of Tithonian age, sealed by salt (evaporites) of the Upper Jurassic Sabatayn Formation.
The rift event lasted less than 10m years and in Tithonian time was followed by a post-rift sag.
The rift event lasted less than 10 million years and in Tithonian time was followed by a post-rift sag.
Formations in the Timor gap include the Flamingo and Tithonian sands.