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Capitanian

Hierarchy:Phanerozoic Paleozoic  Permian   Guadalupian
    Capitanian
Classification:Age (as per International Commission on Stratigraphy)
Top:259.8 ± 0.4 Ma
Base:265.1 ± 0.4 Ma
Preceeds:Lopingian Wuchiapingian
Follows:Wordian
GSSP:Nipple Hill, SE Guadalupe Mountains, Texas, U.S.A
GSSP location:31.9091°N, 104.7890°W
GSSP link:View Global Boundary Stratotype Section and Point of the International Commission on Stratigraphy
 

Geologic Events

Event NameTypeAgeArea
Hunter-Bowen orogeny (begins)Orogeny260 - 225 MaAustralia
Uralian orogeny (concludes)Orogeny~320 - ~175 MaRussia


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