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The Cabo Mondego section as a possible Bajocian boundary stratotype

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Rocha, Rogério B and Henriques, María Helena Paiva and Soares, Antonio and Mouterde, René and Caloo, Brigitte and Ruget, Christiane and Fernández López, Sixto Rafael (1990) The Cabo Mondego section as a possible Bajocian boundary stratotype. Memorie descrittive della carta geologica d'Italia , 40 . pp. 49-60.

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Abstract

The Cabo Mondego section situated on the
Atlantic coast, 160 km north of Lisbon, presents characteristics
of a good boundary stratotype section (G.S.S.P.).
The outcrop is easily accessible and well exposed near the
sea where the erosion process is continuous. The section
shows a thick succession of clay limestones with a regular sedimentation
and belongs to a sedimenrary basin whose palaeogeography
is already well established.
The variety and abundance of cephalopods provide good
correlation between the submediterranean and the subboreal
provinces.
This section has already been considered during the discussion
on the definition of the boundary stage (Orsay meeting,
1970).


Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Aalenian; Bajoclan; Boundary stratotype; Ammonites Biozones; Cabo Mondego; Portugal
Subjects:Sciences > Geology > Paleontology
ID Code:21232
Deposited On:06 May 2013 12:44
Last Modified:11 Dec 2018 08:43

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