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Santacrucian age/stage

General information
Lower boundary: equal to 17.5 Ma (see scale)
Upper boundary: equal to 16.3 Ma (see scale)
Continent: South America
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Key correlations
Period: Neogene
Epoch: Miocene
Subepoch: Early/Lower Miocene
Stage: Burdigalian
10 million year bin: Cenozoic 5
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Overlaps with
  • Shanwangian (16.9 to 13.65 Ma)
  • MN 4 (16.9 to 15.97 Ma)
  • MN 3 (20.0 to 16.9 Ma)
  • Xiejiaan (23.03 to 16.9 Ma)
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