Definition of Günz in English:

Günz

Line breaks: Günz
Pronunciation: /ɡʊnts
 
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noun

[usually as modifier] Geology
1A Middle Pleistocene glaciation in the Alps, preceding the Mindel and possibly corresponding to the Menapian of northern Europe.
1.1The system of deposits laid down during the Günz.
More example sentences
  • Of the four main European glacial phases (Günz, Mindel, Riss, Würm), the last three can be recognized in Britain (Anglian, Wolstonian, Devensian).

Origin

early 20th century: named after a river near the Alps in southern Germany.

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