Rhaetian


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Rhaetian

[′rē·shən]
(geology)
A European stage of geologic time; the uppermost Triassic (above Norian, below Hettangian of Jurassic). Also known as Rhaetic.
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YORYM YM 815/NHMUK I.11522 (Figure 4) from the Cotham Member of the Penarth Group (Rhaetian), Aust Cliff, Gloucestershire.
Whether polemicists embraced these values, which recognized the freedom of "the common man in his commune," or abhorred them, no one denied their place in Rhaetian political culture (250).
Whether or not Martial knew the work] to which Servius refers there is no sure way of telling; but, in the light of Servius' remark, the juxtaposition of Catullus with Rhaetian wine is certainly ironic, and irony in Martial is usually deliberate.
Reproductive isolation between two chromosomal races of Mus musculus in the Rhaetian Alps (northern Italy).
First, they contain the only currently known example of tightly temporally constrained latest Rhaetian and earliest Hettangian assemblages of continental tetrapods with associated radiometric ages anywhere.
The Lower Triassic rocks are sandstones and claystones of the variegated sandstone and dolomitic sediments of the Rhaetian. The Middle Triassic sediments represent epicontinental facies (Wyczolkowski, 1978).
The Rhaetian tribe seems always to have been confined to the southeastern corner of what grew into the present Swiss political confederation.
Once a week on Swiss national television, children's stories are told in the oldest language in Switzerland namely Rhaetian Romansch.
The Keuper facies is usually overlaid by the Imon Fm (Goy and Yebenes, 1977), which comprises well-stratified dolomites showing a gradual transition from the Keuper facies, representing carbonate-evaporite tidal flat deposits of latest Norian to early Rhaetian age (Lopez- Gomez et al.
Antonio Carluccio (left) and Gennaro Contaldo are in the Rhaetian Alps, where they discover how tough life in the mountains was during the war.
The Swiss are hugely proud of their Landwasser Viaduct which as part of the Rhaetian Railway has just been given Unesco status - bringing with it worldwide publicity.