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Early/Lower Miocene subepoch

General information
Lower boundary: equal to 23.03 Ma (based on Aquitanian)
Upper boundary: equal to 15.97 Ma (based on Burdigalian)
Continent: global
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Key correlations
Period: Neogene
Epoch: Miocene
10 million year bin: Cenozoic 5
Overlaps with
  • Friasian (16.3 to 15.5 Ma)
  • Shanwangian (16.9 to 13.65 Ma)
  • Altonian (19.0 to 15.9 Ma)
  • Pareora (21.7 to 15.9 Ma)
  • Harrisonian (24.8 to 20.43 Ma)
  • Waitakian (25.2 to 21.7 Ma)
  • Deseadan (29.0 to 21.0 Ma)
  • Arikareean (30.8 to 20.43 Ma)
  • late Late Arikareean (30.8 to 20.43 Ma)
  • early Late Arikareean (30.8 to 20.43 Ma)
  • late Early Arikareean (30.8 to 20.43 Ma)
  • early Early Arikareean (30.8 to 20.43 Ma)
  • Landon (34.3 to 21.7 Ma)
  • Interval name: