Sentence Examples

  • Jukes-Browne and Harrison ascribe the Scotland beds to the Eocene or Oligocene period, the Oceanic series to the Miocene, the Bissex Hill marls to the Pliocene, and the coral limestones partly to the Pliocene and partly to the Pleistocene.
  • Crassum) have been found in the Miocene deposits of France.
  • There is an axial zone of Cretaceous and Lower Eocene, and this is flanked on each side by the Upper Eocene and the Miocene, while the valley of the Irrawaddy is occupied chiefly by the Pliocene.
  • Along the southern part of the Arakan coast the sea spreads over the western Miocene zone.
  • The Miocene beds are also marine and are characterized by an abundant molluscan fauna.

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