Late Jurassic (~ 161 Ma)

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Rappresentazione e statuto

Colore CMYK
30 / 0 / 0 / 0
Colore RGB
R: 179 G: 227 B: 238
Rango
Epoca cronostratigrafica
Uso
Unità in uso.
Status
termine formale valido

Nomenclatura

Deutsch
Später Jura
Français
Jurassique tardif
Italiano
Giurassico tardo
English
Late Jurassic (~ 161 Ma)
Varianti storiche
Néojurassique (Lugeon 1910: incl. Callovien), Série néojurassique (Revil 1911), Malm [sic]

Gerarchia e successione

Età

Geomorfologia
  • Tithoniano

Età alla base
  • Oxfordiano

  • Tithonian (~ 150 Ma)

    Name Origin

    Named derived from the Greek mythology: Tithon was the son of Laomedon of Troy, who fell in love with Eos, Greek goddess of the dawn (thus prefiguring the Cretaceous system).

    Rango
    Piano cronostratigrafico
    Statuto
    termine formale valido
    Nomenclatorial Remarks
    <p>The Berriasella jacobi Zone, previously&nbsp;placed at the end of the Tithonian, is now considered as defining the start&nbsp;of the Berriasian.</p>
    In breve

     

    Last stage of the Jurassic.

     

    Age
    Tithoniano
  • Kimmeridgian (~ 155 Ma)

    Name Origin

    Named after the town of Kimmeridge on the Dorset coast (UK). The Kimmeridge Clay Formation is the main oil source rock in the North Sea petroleum province.

     

    Rango
    Piano cronostratigrafico
    Statuto
    termine formale valido
    Age
    Kimmeridgiano
  • Oxfordian (~ 161 Ma)

    Name Origin

    Named after the city of Oxford (UK).

     

    Rango
    Piano cronostratigrafico
    Statuto
    termine formale valido
    In breve

     

    First stage of the Late Jurassic.

     

    Age
    Oxfordiano
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