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Hettangian

Hierarchy:Phanerozoic Mesozoic  Jurassic   Early Jurassic
    Hettangian
Classification:Age (as per International Commission on Stratigraphy)
Top:199.3 ± 0.3 Ma
Base:201.3 ± 0.2 Ma
Preceeds:Sinemurian
Follows:Triassic Late Triassic  Rhaetian
GSSP:Kuhjoch section, Tyrol, Austria
GSSP location:47.4839°N, 11.5306°E
GSSP link:View Global Boundary Stratotype Section and Point of the International Commission on Stratigraphy
 

Geologic Events

Event NameTypeAgeArea
Andean orogeny (begins)OrogenyMaximum Age: 200 MaSouth America
Laurasia supercontinent (ongoing)Supercontinent215 - 55 MaNorthern Hemisphere
Uralian orogeny (concludes)Orogeny~320 - ~175 MaRussia


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