Neogene


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Neogene

the upper part of the TERTIARY PERIOD including the Pleistocene, Pliocene and Miocene epochs.
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Neogene climate, terrestrial mammals and flora of the Indian Subcontinent.
Fangzheng fault depression is a series of narrow and Cenozoic fault basin distributed in the northeast direction in the Tan-lu fault zone, which stratum develops from bottom to top:Cretaceous (K), Paleogene Paleocene Xin'ancun Formation ([E.sub.1]x), Eocene Dalianhe Formation ([E.sub.2]d), Oligocene Baoquanling Formation ([E.sub.3]b: [E.sub.3]b1, [E.sub.3][b.sub.2], [E.sub.3][b.sub.3]), Neogene Fujin Formation (Nf), and the Quaternary (Q) stratum, generally in the direction of the North East 40 [degrees]-50 [degrees], the area is about 1460[km.sup.2].
The valleys of small rivers - Begila, Kizak, and Kurchigai - are inclosed in the paleovalleys of the Neogene river network.
The Evolution of Western Eurasian Neogene Mammal Faunas (eds.).
Geologically, the URL area comprises marine sediments of the Wakkanai Formation (Neogene siliceous mudstone containing opal-CT) and Koetoi Formation (Neogene-Quaternary diatomaceous mudstone containing opal-A).
After reviewing the principles of paleoclimatology and paleobiogeography and presenting a chronology, they discuss terrestrial tetrapod horizons in India, the Permian period: the beginnings of Gondwana sedimentation, the Triassic period: pan-Gaean world, the Jurassic period: time of the giants, the Cretaceous period, the Paleocene period, the Paleocene-Eocene transition: initial collision with Asia, the making of the Himalayan Mountains and the Tibetan Plateau, the neogene Siwalik group, and the evolution of Indian summer monsoons.
Caption: The geological map of the Republic of Macedonia: (1) Neogene; (2) Volcanics; (3) Cretaceous; (4) Gabbros-diabasses; (5) Triassic; (6) Granitoids; (7) Palaeozoic; (8) Riphean-Cambrian; (9) Marbles; (10) Gneisses; (11) Faults; (12) SMM; (13) VZ; (14) PM; (15) WMZ
Two informative tables summarize the characteristic animal and plant fossils that occur in the rock formations of each time period of the geologic column from Proterozoic (Early Proterozoic) to Cenozoic (Neogene).
It has been described by several authors (Jordan et al., 1983; Allmendinger et al., 1990; von Gosen, 1992; Jordan et al., 1993; Cristallini and Ramos, 2000) as a typical thin-skinned thrust-and-fold belt, mainly developed in Paleozoic times (Alonso et al., 2005; Alvarez-Marron et al., 2006) with Neogene reactivations.