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Taranaki epoch

General information
Lower boundary: equal to 10.92 Ma (see scale)
Upper boundary: equal to 5.332 Ma (based on Messinian)
Continent: New Zealand
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Key correlations
Period: Neogene
Epoch: Miocene
Subepoch: Late/Upper Miocene
10 million year bin: Cenozoic 6
Previous interval
Overlaps with
  • Montehermosan (6.8 to 4.0 Ma)
  • MN 13 (7.246 to 4.9 Ma)
  • Hemphillian (10.3 to 4.9 Ma)
  • Late/Upper Hemphillian (10.3 to 4.9 Ma)
  • late Early Hemphillian (10.3 to 4.9 Ma)
  • early Early Hemphillian (10.3 to 4.9 Ma)
  • MN 9 (11.1 to 9.7 Ma)
  • Tongaporutuan (11.608 to 6.5 Ma)
  • Tortonian (11.608 to 7.246 Ma)
  • Pannonian (11.608 to 7.246 Ma)
  • Vallesian (11.608 to 8.7 Ma)
  • Mayoan (11.8 to 10.0 Ma)
  • Clarendonian (13.6 to 10.3 Ma)
  • Late/Upper Clarendonian (13.6 to 10.3 Ma)
  • Early/Lower Clarendonian (13.6 to 10.3 Ma)
  • Appears in scale

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