Thanetian


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Thanetian

[thə′nē·shən]
(geology)
A European stage of geologic time; uppermost Paleocene, above Montian, below Ypresian of Eocene.
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The oldest occurrence of accepted Florshuetzia pollen is from the late Paleocene Thanetian (58.
They prograde toward the northeast and lie at the bottom of two channels, which cut into the underlying Thanetian marine greensands.