Late Cretaceous (~ 100 Ma)

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Rappresentazione e statuto

Colore CMYK
35 / 0 / 75 / 0
Colore RGB
R: 166 G: 216 B: 74
Rango
Epoca cronostratigrafica
Uso
Unità in uso.
Status
termine formale valido

Nomenclatura

Deutsch
Späte Kreide
Français
Crétacé tardif
Italiano
Cretacico tardo
English
Late Cretaceous (~ 100 Ma)
Varianti storiche
Série néocrétacique (Revil 1911), Crétacé supérieur (Gignoux & Moret 1944)

Età

Geomorfologia
  • Maastrichtiano

Età alla base
  • Cenomaniano

  • Maastrichtian (~ 71 Ma)

    Name Origin

    Named after the town of Maastricht (Netherlands).

     

    Rango
    Piano cronostratigrafico
    Statuto
    termine formale valido
    In breve

     

    Last stage of the Cretaceous (and hence of the Mesozoic as well).

     

    Age
    Maastrichtiano
  • Campanian (~ 84 Ma)

    Name Origin

    Named after the Champagne de Saintonge (Charentes, France), near Cognac.

     

    Rango
    Piano cronostratigrafico
    Statuto
    termine formale valido
    Age
    Campaniano
  • Santonian (~ 86 Ma)

    Name Origin

    Named after the former province of Saintonge (Charentes, France).

     

    Rango
    Piano cronostratigrafico
    Statuto
    termine formale valido
    Age
    Santoniano
  • Coniacian (~ 89 Ma)

    Name Origin

    Named after the town of Cognac (Charente-Maritime, France), where the historical stratotype lies.

     

    Rango
    Piano cronostratigrafico
    Statuto
    termine formale valido
    In breve

     

    Initially defined as the basal stage of the «Craie supérieure» (chalk ; cf. Cretaceous).

     

    Age
    Coniaciano
  • Turonian (~ 94 Ma)

    Name Origin

    Named after Turonia, the Latine name for Tours (France), Indre-et-Loire.

     

    Rango
    Piano cronostratigrafico
    Statuto
    termine formale valido
    Age
    Turoniano
  • Bonarelli level (OAE-2)

    Name Origin

    Named after the Italian geologist Guido Bonarelli (1871-1951).

    Rango
    OAE
    Statuto
    valido
    In breve

     

    Oceanic anoxic event at the Cenomanian/Turonian boundary (around 93 Ma ago) with a major impact on the chemistry of the oceans worldwide. This event correlates with a marine extinction event.

     

    Age
    Cenomaniano tardo
  • Cenomanian (~ 100 Ma)

    Name Origin

    Named atfer Cenomanum, the Latine name for Le Mans (France), Sarthe.

     

    Rango
    Piano cronostratigrafico
    Statuto
    termine formale valido
    In breve

     

    First stage of the Late Cretaceous.

     

    Age
    Cenomaniano
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