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Tortonian

Hierarchy:Phanerozoic Cenozoic  Neogene   Miocene
    Tortonian
Classification:Age (as per International Commission on Stratigraphy)
Top:7.246 Ma
Base:11.63 Ma
Preceeds:Messinian
Follows:Serravallian
GSSP:Monte dei Corvi Beach, near Ancona, Italy
GSSP location:43.5867°N, 13.5694°E
GSSP link:View Global Boundary Stratotype Section and Point of the International Commission on Stratigraphy
 

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Event NameTypeAgeArea
Andean orogeny (ongoing)OrogenyMaximum Age: 200 MaSouth America


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