Definition of Günz in English:


Line breaks: Günz
Pronunciation: /gʊnts


[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).


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

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