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                               Turonian ICS Stage
 
                       From 93.5 +/- 0.8 To 89.3 +/- 1 Ma
 
  Start Defined By:  Ammonite, lowest occurrence of Watinoceras devonense.
  End Defined By:  Inoceramid bivalve, lowest occurrence of Cremnoceramus 
     rotundatus.
 
  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:  Rock Canyon Anticline, east of Pueblo, 
     Colorado, west-central USA
 
 -- Overlaps With --
  New Zealand Stage: Arowhanan    (95 - 93)
  New Zealand Stage: Mangaotanean (93 - 87)
 
 -- 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)
  Japanese Stage: Gyliakian       (96.6 - 89.3)
 
 -- Preceeded By --
  ICS Stage: Cenomanian (99.6 - 93.5)
 
 -- Followed By --
  ICS Stage:      Coniacian (89.3 - 85.8)
  European Epoch: Senonian  (89.3 - 65.5)
  Japanese Stage: Urakawan  (89.3 - 77.1)
 

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