Sarmatian


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Sarmatian

[sär′mā·shən]
(geology)
A European stage of geologic time: the upper Miocene, above Tortonian, below Pontian.
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They were placed under the command of a Roman officer named Lucius Artorius Castus, better known to his Sarmatians as Arthur.
In sharp contrast to the Western European-idealised court-painting of the time, the Sarmatian portrait was distinguished by a totally realistic representation of the sitter.
3 Bcf over 6 years from the Sarmatian formation at depths of around 5,600 feet sub sea.
with the originally collective suffix *-ta, already attested in ancient Greek records of the names of Scythian and Sarmatian tribes living on the steppes north of the Black Sea, e.
In circa 185AD the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius sent a 5,000strong force of Sarmatian cavalry auxiliaries to Britain to defend Hadrian's Wall from marauding Picts.
If further attempts to isolate the formation are unsuccessful, the Company plans to move uphole and perforate the Sarmatian Formation before moving the rig to the Fauresti-198 for the fourth well re-entry.
In the September 2015 issue of Sarmatian Review we reviewed a book of dialogues conducted at Warsaw University's Artes Liberales Department: they too illustrate Polish preference for public dialogue in matters scholarly, social, and political (www.
Earlier Sarmatian had cruised home here in August and clearly likes the tight Scone track.
Other reservoirs that have produced oil in the area include sandstones in the Upper Eocene, Oligocene and Sarmatian sequences.
On the Works of Jozef Mackiewicz," The Sarmatian Review, January 2014, 1799-1811.
The Upper Miocene of the Sarmatian and Meotis stages is widely developed in the south-eastern subsidence of the Greater Caucasus and in the inter-fluve of Kura and Iori.