Keuper


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Keuper

[′kȯip·ər]
(geology)
A European stage of geologic time, especially in Germany; Upper Triassic.

Keuper

 

name applied to a series of continental rock of variegated color from the Upper Triassic; it overlies the shell limestone from the middle division of the Triassic system. The name Keuper was introduced by the German geologist L. Buch in the 1820’s. Keuper deposits are represented by clay-marl series with intercalations of dolomites, gypsums, and anhydrites, as well as sandstones with plant remains (Neuropteris and Danacopsis).

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The Triassic stratigraphic succession in this area is composed of three main lithofacies: the lower part of the succession corresponds to the Buntsandstein facies, the middle part to the Muschelkalk, and the Keuper facies form the upper part of the succession.
Camera (color, HD), Peter Nelson, Igor Martinovic; editors, Kristen Huntiey, Jay Keuper, music, Sanlite Mulondo; graphics, Seth Brau; animation, the Studio NYC, Cartoon Saloon, Amboom; re-recording mixers, Glen:field Payne, Reilly Steele.
Sin embargo, son interesantes en el territorio las arenas del periodo Albiense (Cretacico inferior) y areniscas siliceas y conglomerados de cantos cuarciticos del Oligoceno, asi como los yesos del Keuper (Triasico) presentes en el valle del Cabriel y los depositos eolicos cuaternarios que han originado los cordones dunares del Sistema Aluvial del Jucar.
Neoformed aragonite in clay soils on Keuper materials from east-central Spain // European J.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Albert of San Jose and Michael of Springville, Utah; a daughter, Cheryl Markham of Felton, Calif.; a stepdaughter, Helen Keuper of Tacoma; a sister, Dolly Battilana of Bremerton, Wash.; a brother, Arthur of South Lake Tahoe, Calif.; and four grandchildren.
The proposed Northwest Arm bridge was repeatedly stalled or shelved, for a variety of environmental and political reasons (see Millward and Keuper 1988), greatly inhibiting development in Halifax's Mainland South district through to the present.
Neue Koniferen aus dem unteren Keuper und ihre Besiehungen zu verwandten fossilen und rezenten.
Things I'll bet you didn't know section: A Birmingham City Council report about Edgbaston Conservation Area says: "The area lies on a low, but quite distinct, ridge of Keuper Sandstone which runs from Northfield in the south of Birmingham to Sutton Coldfield in the north.