Friday, March 11, 2005

Calabrian Stage

All those rocks deposited worldwide during the Calabrian Age (1,600,000 - 10,000 years ago). The stage's name is derived from the region of Calabria in southern Italy, which has traditionally served as the type district for rocks of this age. The Calabrian Stage encompasses those rocks laid down during the Pleistocene Epoch. As defined in 1985 by the International Commission on Stratigraphy,

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