Campanian


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Campanian

[kam′pan·ē·ən]
(geology)
European stage of Upper Cretaceous.
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The Teak-1 exploration well has encountered around 70 net feet of oil pay and almost 108 net feet of natural gas pay in the Campanian, and about 46 net feet of gas condensate pay and 16 net feet of oil pay in the Turonian reservoirs of a similar age to the Jubilee field.
Cumae had been captured by the Oscan-speaking Campanians in 421 s.c., after which much of the Greek population fled, and it rapidly became linguistically and culturally Oscanised.(22) It acquired the status of civitas sine suffragio in 338 s.c., and thus had a very close connection with Rome, remaining a loyal ally during the 2nd Punic War.(23) In 188B.C., Cumae had formally requested Roman permission to replace Oscan by Latin as its official language, an act which may have been the
(2012): The skull and appendicular skeleton of Gryposaurus latidens, a saurolophine hadrosaurid (Dinosauria: Ornithopoda) from the early Campanian (Cretaceous) of Montana, USA.
The sites where the discoveries were made correspond to the upper Cretaceous, between the Campanian and Maastrichtian periods, some 70 to 83 million years ago.
The bituminous sands appear to be restricted to the Abeokuta group; this unit extends throughout the entire basin, unconformably overlying the basement complex .The basin has also been considered to be a positive shallow depression which received a relatively thin sediments supply and was formed during the Campanian stage associated with the Benue--Abakaliki anticlinorium and the subsidence of the Anambra platform which gave rise to the Anambra basin.
C--A sedimentary cover from Campanian to Eocene in age.
(MPC), has produced since 1955 from Cretaceous carbonates: the fractured Shiranish marly limestone of the Maestrichtian/ Campanian (Upper Cretaceous) age where 32[degrees] API, 3% sulphur oil has been depleting; and the Middle Cretaceous Qamchuqa Fm (29[degrees] API oil, 2.6% S).
nanaimoensis can be correlated with the lower Campanian Extension Formation (Nanaimo Group), and is associated with the Wellington coal bed (8).
By the Campanian Age of the Late Cretaceous, post-Ostenigunnera-grade pollen occurs in Antarctica, New Zealand, Australia, and Africa.
Those sampled in Oued Tefal (TFL1) (Jebel Stah), in Jebel Hamadi (HMD1) and Jebel Orbata (KB) are Campanian to Maastrichtian in age and belong to the middle member of Abiod formation.
Finally, Jensson argues that the mixture of Greek and Roman elements in the story cannot be accounted for by the Campanian milieu but reflects Petronius' reworking of a lost Greek text.