Cainozoic


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Cainozoic

(ˌkaɪnəʊˈzəʊɪk; ˌkeɪ-)
adj
(Geological Science) a variant of Cenozoic
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In late 2002 Iraqi geologists announced an exploration programme for the country to cover the Cainozoic and Mesozoic, to be followed by work on older zones down to the Palaeozoic and Permian Khuff - judging by big finds in those horizons in Iran, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Oman.
Chandler [FS], Catalogue of Cainozoic Plants in the Department of Geology, vol.
Cainozoic micropalaeontological biostratigraphy of the North Sea, Institute of Geological Sciences Report.
2000, Geological map of the Poland without Cainozoic deposits.
Condamine is a Mesotrophic Effervescent Brown Sodosol (ASC) or Solonetz (WRB) developed on Cainozoic sand plains.
Descriptions of new species of Cainozoic Echinoidea from Jamaica.
2011) suggested Avakubia to be an ancient taxon that possibly survived the Mesozoic/Cainozoic mass extinctions, whilst the streptaxid diversity is otherwise known from the Cainozoic only.
1983): The succession of marine Cainozoic sediments on Kangaroo Island, South Australia.
Probable and possible reserves in the Cainozoic and Mesozoic Fms alone were estimated at about 214bn bls of oil and 160 TCF of natural gas.
New Seaclem-1 will target natural gas in the Great White and Marlin stratigraphic prospects contained within the Cainozoic age sedimentary sequence.
It is underlain by ~200 m of Cainozoic sediments that contain 2 major aquifers: the Renmark Group and Calivil Formation.