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                            Pliensbachian ICS Stage
                                 (Charmouthian)
 
                      From 189.6 +/- 1.5 To 183 +/- 1.5 Ma
 
  Start Defined By:  Ammonite, lowest occurrences of Bifericeras donovani and 
     of genera Apoderoceras and Gleviceras.
  End Defined By:  Ammonite, near lowest occurrence of a diversified 
     Eodactylites ammonite fauna; correlates with the NW European Paltus 
     horizon.
 
  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:  Wine Haven section, Robin Hood's Bay, 
     Yorkshire, England, UK
 
 -- Overlaps With --
  New Zealand Stage: Aratauran (199.6 - 188)
  New Zealand Stage: Uruoan    (188 - 169)
 
 -- A Substage of --
  Eon:    Phanerozoic    (542 - -5.5012e-005)
  Era:    Mesozoic       (251 - 65.5)
  Period: Jurassic       (199.6 - 145.5)
  Epoch:  Early Jurassic (199.6 - 175.6)
 
 -- Preceeded By --
  ICS Stage:      Sinemurian   (196.5 - 189.6)
  Regional Stage: Lotharingian (193.3 - 189.6)
 
 -- Followed By --
  ICS Stage: Toarcian (183 - 175.6)
 

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