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.
Badura, J.: 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.
In late 2002 Iraqi geologists announced an exploration programme to cover the Cainozoic and Mesozoic, to be followed by work on older zones down to the Palaeozoic and Permian Khuff - judging by big discoveries in those horizons made in Iran, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, etc.
Early history of Cainozoic Asteraceae along the Southern African west coast.
Cainozoic subsidence zone in the Wroclaw area is connected to the MOFZ, which has NW-SE direction.
The study area occupies the eastern margin of the Murray Basin, a major Cainozoic depocentre.
The Beskid Niski morphostructure revealed only two distinct stages of tectonic activity in the late Cainozoic: at the end of the Pliocene and during Early Quaternary times, as well as in the Weichselian and Holocene.
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.