Stephanian

Stephanian

[stə′fān·ē·ən]
(geology)
A European stage of Upper Carboniferous geologic time, forming the Upper Pennsylvanian, above the Westphalian and below the Sakmarian of the Permian.
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(12) Stephanian, D., Sawyer, T., Reid, J., Stone, K., Roberts, J., Thompson, D., & Pendergrass, T.
The most significant is the Boskovice Furrow which has a sedimentary stratigraphic interval from the Stephanian to the end of the Permian.
155, 175) as a nomen nudum referring to specimens from the Stephanian of Terrasson, Aquitaine, southwestern France.
The desire to achieve excellence is something instilled in the personality of every Stephanian. Today a fine network of Stephanians exists both in India and abroad who bear the distinctive stamp of a liberal Cambridge-style education.
After so much fuss going around I would like to say that I really love this college and I am proud of being a Stephanian. I am really happy that by winning the World Cup I am able to bring laurels to this college.
In the study area (western part) is characterized by a sequence of thrusts affecting the Late Carboniferous (Stephanian) and Tertiary sediments of the El Bierzo Basin (Figs.
(16.) Stephanian E, Sekhar LN, Janecka IP, Hirsch B.
Cousins of the bride Ericka Diane Stephanian and Katherine Elizabeth Stephanian were flower girls.
2009, Prokop & Ren 2007), Mazon Creek (Westphalian D, Bethoux 2005, Bethoux 2008a), the North Coal basin of Pas-deCalais (Westphalian C, France, Bethoux 2008a), and Commentry (Stephanian B-C, France, Bethoux & Nel 2004).