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Chapadmalalan age/stage

General information
Lower boundary: equal to 4 Ma (see scale)
Upper boundary: equal to 3 Ma (see scale)
Continent: South America
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Key correlations
Period: Neogene
Epoch: Pliocene
10 million year bin: Cenozoic 6
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  • Villanyian (3.2 to 2.588 Ma)
  • MN 16 (3.2 to 2.588 Ma)
  • Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 to 2.588 Ma)
  • Piacenzian (3.6 to 2.588 Ma)
  • MN 15 (4.2 to 3.2 Ma)
  • Ruscinian (5.332 to 3.2 Ma)
  • Early/Lower Pliocene (5.332 to 3.6 Ma)
  • Zanclean (5.332 to 3.6 Ma)
  • Opoitian (5.332 to 3.6 Ma)
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