Middle Pleistocene (781 ka)

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Rappresentazione e statuto

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Piano cronostratigrafico
Uso
Unità in uso.
Status
termine formale valido

Nomenclatura

Deutsch
Mittelpleistozän
Français
Pléistocène moyen
Italiano
Pleistocene medio
English
Middle Pleistocene (781 ka)
Varianti storiche
Mittel-Pleistozän (Keller & Krayss 2010)

Gerarchia e successione

Unità sovrastante
Limite inferiore
The base of the Middle Pleistocene is defined at the Matuyama-Brunhes paleomagnetic reversal, around 0.78 Ma BP (Richmond 1996, Gibbard et al. 2004, Gibbard & Cohen 2008).

Età

Osservazioni sulla base
Onset of MIS-19
  • Saalian

    Name Origin

    Named after the river Saale (Deutschland).

     

    Rango
    cronostratigrafia
    Statuto
    termine informale
    In breve

     

    Terminal substage of the Middle Pleistocene of NW Europe, between Holsteinian and Eemian, characterised by cold climate (culminating in the Alpine region with the Riss glaciation).

     

    Age
    Pleistocene medio
  • Holsteinian

    Name Origin

    Named after the Holstein region (N Germany).

     

    Rango
    cronostratigrafia
    Statuto
    termine informale
    Nomenclatorial Remarks
    Hoxnian (United Kingdom), Likhvinian (Russia)
    In breve

     

    Palynostratigraphic subdivision of the Middle Pleistocene (Ionian) of NW Europe, corresponding to MIS-11 and to the Mindel-Riss Interglacial.

     

    Age
    Pleistocene medio
  • Elsterian

    Name Origin

    Named after the river Weisse Elster (E Germany), a tributary of the river Saale.

     

    Rango
    cronostratigrafia
    Statuto
    termine informale
    Nomenclatorial Remarks
    Anglian (United Kingdom), Okian (Russia)
    In breve

     

    Substage of the Middle Pleistocene of NW Europe, corresponding to MIS-12 and characterised by a cold climate (culminating in the Alpine region with the Mindel glaciation).

     

    Age
    Pleistocene medio
  • Cromerian

    Name Origin

    Named after the East Anglian town of Cromer (UK).

     

    Rango
    cronostratigrafia
    Statuto
    termine informale
    In breve

     

    Initial palynostratigraphic subdivision of the Middle Pleistocene («Ionian») of NW Europe, encompassing several glacial/interglacial cycles under a relatively mild climate (Günz-Mindel Interglacial).

     

    Age
    Pleistocene medio
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