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Zanclean

Hierarchy:Phanerozoic Cenozoic  Neogene   Pliocene
    Zanclean
Classification:Age (as per International Commission on Stratigraphy)
Top:3.600 Ma
Base:5.332 Ma
Preceeds:Piacenzian
Follows:Miocene Messinian
GSSP:Eraclea Minoa, Sicily, Italy
GSSP location:37.3917°N, 13.2806°E
GSSP link:View Global Boundary Stratotype Section and Point of the International Commission on Stratigraphy
 

Geologic Events

Event NameTypeAgeArea
Kara-Kul impact (concludes)Impact Event~5 MaTajikistan
Andean orogeny (ongoing)OrogenyMaximum Age: 200 MaSouth America


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