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                         Whaingaroan New Zealand Stage
 
                           From 33.9 +/- 0.1 To 28 Ma
 
  Start Defined By:  Planktonic foraminifer, extinction of Hantkenina.
 
  Start Based On:  Gradstein, Ogg, Smith, _A Geologic Time Scale 2004_
 
 -- Overlaps With --
  Sub-Epoch:            Late Oligocene (28.4 - 23.03)
  ICS Stage:            Chattian       (28.4 - 23.03)
  Australian Stage:     Aldingian      (36 - 33)
  Australian Stage:     Janjukian      (30 - 27.5)
  Californian Stage:    Refugian       (35 - 33.5)
  Californian Stage:    Zemorrian      (33.5 - 22)
  North American Stage: Chadronian     (37 - 33.5)
  North American Stage: Arikareean     (30.5 - 19)
 
 -- A Substage of --
  Eon:              Phanerozoic (542 - -5.5012e-005)
  Era:              Cenozoic    (65.5 - -5.5012e-005)
  Period:           Paleogene   (65.5 - 23.03)
  Epoch:            Oligocene   (33.9 - 23.03)
  Informal Sub-era: Tertiary    (65.5 - 1.806)
 
 -- Preceeded By --
  Epoch:     Eocene      (55.8 - 33.9)
  Sub-Epoch: Late Eocene (37.2 - 33.9)
  ICS Stage: Priabonian  (37.2 - 33.9)
 
 -- Followed By --
  New Zealand Stage: Duntroonian (28 - 27)
 
 -- Contains the Following Sub-Epochs --
  Sub-Epoch: Early Oligocene (33.9 - 28.4)
 

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