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AFTONIAN [2 records]

Record 1 1998-05-25

English

Subject field(s)
  • Geology
  • Chronology
DEF

... the classical first interglacial stage of the Pleistocene Epoch in North America, following the Nebraskan and preceding the Kansan Glacial Stage.

OBS

In the Alps, the first interglacial stage is called Günz-Mindel.

Key term(s)
  • Günz-Mindel

French

Domaine(s)
  • Géologie
  • Chronologie
DEF

En Amérique du Nord, premier interglaciaire du Pléistocène, succédant au Nébraskien et précédant le Kansanien.

OBS

Dans les Alpes, l'équivalent de l'Aftonien est le Günz-Mindel.

Key term(s)
  • Günz-Mindel

Spanish

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Record 2 1998-05-25

English

Subject field(s)
  • Glaciology
  • Geology
DEF

Pertaining to the classical first interglacial stage of the Pleistocene Epoch in North America, following the Nebraskan and preceding the Kansan glacial stages.

CONT

Aftonian soil, in most occurrences decapitated so that only the B horizon remains ...

French

Domaine(s)
  • Glaciologie
  • Géologie

Spanish

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