Definition of Neogene in English:
1Relating to or denoting the later division of the Tertiary period, comprising the Miocene and Pliocene epochs.
- The Pliocene is today defined as the later epoch of the Neogene period, between 1.8 and 5.3 Ma.
- They reveal late Cretaceous and Neogene geothermal gradients that were comparable with that at the present day, i.e. no significant increase in basal heat flow.
- The preserved Miocene sediments have allowed us to separate the effects of Palaeogene and Neogene uplift.
1.1 (as noun the Neogene) The Neogene sub-period or the system of rocks deposited during it.
Definition of Neogene in:
- US English dictionary
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