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                              Cenomanian ICS Stage
                                  (Woodbinian)
 
                      From 99.6 +/- 0.9 To 93.5 +/- 0.8 Ma
 
  Start Defined By:  Planktonic foraminifer, lowest occurrence of Rotalipora 
     globotruncanoides.
  End Defined By:  Ammonite, lowest occurrence of Watinoceras devonense.
 
  Start Based On:  Gradstein, Ogg, Smith, _A Geologic Time Scale 2004_
  End Based On:  Gradstein, Ogg, Smith, _A Geologic Time Scale 2004_
 
  Global Stratotype Section and Point:  Mont Risou, Rosans, Haute-Alpes, SE 
     France
 
 -- Overlaps With --
  Japanese Stage:    Miyakoan  (125 - 96.6)
  Japanese Stage:    Gyliakian (96.6 - 89.3)
  New Zealand Stage: Arowhanan (95 - 93)
 
 -- A Substage of --
  Eon:            Phanerozoic     (542 - -5.5012e-005)
  Era:            Mesozoic        (251 - 65.5)
  Period:         Cretaceous      (145.5 - 65.5)
  Epoch:          Late Cretaceous (99.6 - 65.5)
  European Epoch: Gallic          (130 - 89.3)
 
 -- Preceeded By --
  Epoch:                Early Cretaceous (145.5 - 99.6)
  ICS Stage:            Albian           (112 - 99.6)
  New Zealand Stage:    Motuan           (104 - 99.6)
  North American Stage: Comanchean       (127 - 99.6)
 
 -- Followed By --
  ICS Stage: Turonian (93.5 - 89.3)
 
 -- Contains the Following Stages --
  New Zealand Stage: Ngaterian (99.6 - 95)
 

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