Paleogene


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Paleogene

[′pāl·ē·ō‚jēn]
(geology)
A geologic time interval comprising the Oligocene, Eocene, and Paleocene of the lower Tertiary period. Also known as Eogene.
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The high thermal gradient associated to these volcanoes could have had a significant impact in the thermal maturation of the organic matter in Cretaceous and Paleogene sediments affecting the timing of oil generation and migration in the Cordillera and the Eastern Foothills, an area of active oil exploration and production.
It will support continued exploration and development in the Paleogene, which we expect to be a key part of our future in the region.
Choristoderes were distributed across Laurasia in the Mesozoic and early Paleogene, typically in relatively warm, temperate climates (occasionally sub-tropical areas, Fig.
Within the browncoal basin, there occur different ecological types of turtles: index genera for Paleogene fluviatil to brackish sediments as Allaeochelys and Rafetoides and the emydids as fluviatil to semiterrestrial element; and Testudinoidea as rare terrestrial/fluviatile elements.
All of these materials come from Paleogene sediments of
The fault forms the NE border of the landslide and is developed also inside the landslide--in the Paleogene tuffs of the main landslide scarp.
The cause of this tectonic history in this subduction zone is the increase and collision during the lapse Late Cretaceous--Early Paleogene of continental and Caribbean--Colombian Cretaceous Igneous Province or Caribbean plate fragments in the western margin of South America (Aspden and McCourt, 2002; Spikings et al.
What s important to acknowledge is this field is Statoil s entry into the emerging Paleogene Wilcox trend, Nye adds.
Paleogene foraminiferal biostratigraphy and facies distribution: Implications for tectonostratigraphic evolution of the Kohat Basin Potwar Basin and the Trans Indus Ranges Northwest Pakistan.
The geologic terrane in the Carayaca de la Cruz area, northwest of Murcia, is well known for its various stratigraphic sections that have become of global scientific interest because of the unique outcrops of the Cretaceous and Paleogene Systems.
Trap Types: Paleogene tilted fault blocks; Tertiary thrust anticlines; stratigraphic pinch-outs.