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Pennsylvanian

1. of the state of Pennsylvania
2. (in North America) of, denoting, or formed in the upper of two divisions of the Carboniferous period (see also Mississippian (sense 2)), which lasted 30 million years, during which coal measures were formed
3. an inhabitant or native of the state of Pennsylvania
4. the. the Pennsylvanian period or rock system, equivalent to the Upper Carboniferous of Europe

Pennsylvanian

[¦pen·sal¦vā·nyən]
(geology)
A division of late Paleozoic geologic time, extending from 320 to 280 million years ago, varyingly considered to rank as an independent period or as an epoch of the Carboniferous period; named for outcrops of coal-bearing rock formations in Pennsylvania.
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The objectives of our investigation of the conodonts of the Desmoinesian Bucktown Coal Member of the Dugger Formation in the eastern part of the Illinois Basin in Indiana included describing the conodonts, furthering the development of a stable Pennsylvanian conodont taxonomy, interpreting paleonvironments, and continuing the establishment of regional correlations in the Midwest.
Upon completion, the company tested a zone in a Pennsylvanian age interval as well as another zone in a Permian age interval.
Also, as Mr Alyahya is looking for alternative countries of residence for those deposed by the so-called Arab Spring, he would do well to also look for a place for himself, and myself for that matter, for one never knows, as 'what goes around, comes around', as the famous Pennsylvanian saying goes!
Driving through Noble and Kay Counties you see various sized drilling rigs targeting oil in either the shallow Pennsylvanian Sands at less than 4500 feet or running horizontal wells into the Mississippi Limestone.
ALBUM LAUNCH: Pennsylvanian quartet Circa Survive playing The Cockpit on Thursday
1.2, 1.3) described the preserved "pore" fillings of Glapurochiton carbonarius (Stevens 1858) from the Pennsylvanian of Ohio, Kues ( 1978, p.
Stan was responding to the latest political imbroglio, which began when Barack responded to a question about why he was struggling to win over some Pennsylvanians.
To this day towns with names such as North Wales, Bryn Mawr, Bala Cynwyd, Penllyn, Colwyn and Tredyffrin scatter the Pennsylvanian countryside.
The 43-year-old Pennsylvanian took over the Club for Growth in September 2006, after he lost a nail-biting primary to Sen.
"The PA Preferred program strengthens the connection between the agricultural and retail industries so that every Pennsylvanian, from grower to customer, wins."

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