Eemian

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Representation and status

Index
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CMYK Color
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RGB color
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Rank
chronostratigraphy
Validity
Unit is in Use
Status
informal term
SCS note
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SCS date
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Comment
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Nomenclature

German
Eemien
French
Eemien
Italian
Eemiano
English
Eemian
Origin of the Name

Named after the river Eem in the area of the city of Amersfoort (Netherlands).

Historical Variants
Système Eémien (Harting 1875), last interglacial = Eemian
Nomenclatorial Remarks
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Synonyms

Synonyms
Non-synonyms
Possible confusion

Description

Description
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Geomorphology
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Thickness
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Components

Lithological content
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Mineral content
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Fossil content
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Hierarchy and succession

Superordinate unit
Subordinate units
Units at roof
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Units at floor
Lateral equivalents
Upper boundary
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Lower boundary
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Stratigraphic discussion
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Age

Age at top
Late Pleistocene
Note about top
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Age at base
Late Pleistocene
Note about base
Base near the Blake reversed palaeomagnetic subchron.
Dating method
MIS-5e, approx. 130'000 to 115'000 a

Geography

Geographical extent
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Type area
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Type locality
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Type profile
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Reference profiles
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Point of interest
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Paleogeography and tectonic

Paleogeography
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Kind of protolith
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Conditions of formation
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Sequence
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Tectonic Unit (resp. main category)
Time Scale
  • Paratethys
  • Mammal stages
Metamorphism
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Metamorphic facies
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Note on metamorphism
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References

Definition
Harting P. (1875): Le système Éemien. , Archives Néerlandaises Sciences Exactes et Naturelles de la Societé Hollandaise des Sciences (Harlem) 10, 443–454
Important publications
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Material and varia

Applications
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