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New Zealand Cretaceous-Cenozoic Stages

 Interval Maximum correlate   Minimum correlate Ma
Haweran Middle Pleistocene Holocene
0.34
Castlecliffian Early/Lower Pleistocene Middle Pleistocene
1.63
Nukumaruan Gelasian Early/Lower Pleistocene
2.4
Mangapanian Piacenzian Gelasian
3
Waipipian Piacenzian
3.6
Opoitian Zanclean
5.28
Kapitean Messinian
6.5
Tongaporutuan Tortonian Messinian
10.92
Waiauan Serravallian
12.7
Lillburnian Serravallian
15.1
Clifdenian Langhian
15.9
Altonian Burdigalian Langhian
19
Otaian Aquitanian Burdigalian
21.7
Waitakian Chattian Aquitanian
25.2
Duntroonian Chattian
27.3
Whaingaroan Priabonian Chattian
34.3
Runangan Priabonian
36
Kaiatan Priabonian
37
Bortonian Lutetian Bartonian
43
Porangan Lutetian
46.2
Heretaungan Ypresian Lutetian
49.5
Mangaorapan Ypresian
53
Waipawan Ypresian
55.5
Teurian Danian Thanetian
65
Haumurian Campanian Maastrichtian
84
Piripauan Santonian
86.5
Teratan Coniacian
89.1
Mangaotanean Turonian
92.1
Arowhanan Cenomanian Turonian
95.2
Ngaterian Cenomanian
100.2
Motuan Albian
103.3
Urutawan Albian
108.4
Korangan Aptian Albian
117.5

Authorizer: J. Alroy   Enterer: J. Alroy

Continent: New Zealand   Rank of each interval: age/stage

Basis of scale: paleontological  

Reference: R. A. Cooper 2004

Comments: There is a break in the list of stages between the Jurassic and mid-Aptian

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