Oxfordian

Oxfordian

[äks′fȯr·dē·ən]
(geology)
A European stage of geologic time, in the Upper Jurassic (above Callovian, below Kimmeridgean). Also known as Divesian.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Sayers employs classical, medieval, and Christian, analogies to express her vision and interpretations of the Oxfordian academic world built upon the literary devices of allegory, symbolism, and metaphor.
Oxfordian ramp system (La Manga formation) in the Bardas Blancas area (Mendoza Province) NeuquOn Basin, Argentina, Facies and depositional sequences, Sedimentary Geology, 195, 113-134.
The objective of the present study was (1) to explore the extension of the Plio-Quaternary aquifer to the west and (2) to investigate the groundwater possibilities of the Oxfordian sandstones under the Maghnia plain using an integration of aeromagnetic and vertical electrical sounding (VES) data.
Faulkner wasn't the only Oxfordian who yearned to sail.
With their elegant Oxfordian accents, how could they understand my yearning for the hotrod, hotdog, hot flash vocabulary of the U.S.
Rate and synchronicity of environmental changes on a shallow carbonate platform (Late Oxfordian Swiss Jura Mountains).
It is Callovian and Oxfordian in age and reaches a thickness of more than 300 feet in the basinal area between the Ghawar and Khurais Fields.

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