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                             Tozawan Japanese Stage
 
                         From 15.97 +/- 0.05 To 13.5 Ma
 
  Start Defined By:  Near first occurrence of planktonic foraminifer 
     Praeorbulina glomerosa and top of magnetic polarity chronozone C5Cn.1n.
 
  Start Based On:  Gradstein, Ogg, Smith, _A Geologic Time Scale 2004_
 
 -- Overlaps With --
  ICS Stage:            Serravallian  (13.65 - 11.608)
  Australian Stage:     Batesfordian  (16.5 - 15.5)
  Australian Stage:     Bairnsdalian  (15 - 10.5)
  Californian Stage:    Relizian      (16.5 - 15.5)
  New Zealand Stage:    Cliffdenian   (16.5 - 15)
  New Zealand Stage:    Lillburnian   (15 - 11.5)
  North American Stage: Hemingfordian (19 - 15.5)
  North American Stage: Barstovian    (15.5 - 11.8)
 
 -- A Substage of --
  Eon:              Phanerozoic    (542 - -5.5012e-005)
  Era:              Cenozoic       (65.5 - -5.5012e-005)
  Period:           Neogene        (23.03 - -5.5012e-005)
  Epoch:            Miocene        (23.03 - 5.332)
  Sub-Epoch:        Middle Miocene (15.97 - 11.608)
  Informal Sub-era: Tertiary       (65.5 - 1.806)
 
 -- Preceeded By --
  Sub-Epoch:      Early Miocene (23.03 - 15.97)
  ICS Stage:      Burdigalian   (20.43 - 15.97)
  Japanese Stage: Haranoyan     (18.2 - 15.97)
 
 -- Followed By --
  Californian Stage: Mohnian (13.5 - 7.5)
  Japanese Stage:    Kaburan (13.5 - 11.1)
 
 -- Contains the Following Stages --
  ICS Stage:         Langhian   (15.97 - 13.65)
  Australian Stage:  Balcombian (15.5 - 15)
  Californian Stage: Luisian    (15.5 - 13.5)
 

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