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                              Yuian Japanese Stage
 
                          From 9.5 To 3.6 +/- 0.005 Ma
 
  End Defined By:  Base of magnetic polarity chronozone C2An (Gauss); 
     extinction levels of planktonic foraminifers Globorotalia margaritae and 
     Pulleniatina primalis.
 
  End Based On:  Gradstein, Ogg, Smith, _A Geologic Time Scale 2004_
 
 -- Overlaps With --
  Epoch:                Miocene       (23.03 - 5.332)
  Epoch:                Pliocene      (5.332 - 1.806)
  Sub-Epoch:            Late Miocene  (11.608 - 5.332)
  ICS Stage:            Tortonian     (11.608 - 7.246)
  Australian Stage:     Kalimnan      (4.3 - 3.4)
  Australian Stage:     Mitchellian   (10.5 - 5)
  Californian Stage:    Mohnian       (13.5 - 7.5)
  Californian Stage:    Delmontian    (7.5 - 2.9)
  New Zealand Stage:    Tongaporutuan (10 - 6)
  North American Stage: Clarendonian  (11.8 - 9)
  North American Stage: Blancan       (4.75 - 1.806)
 
 -- A Substage of --
  Eon:              Phanerozoic (542 - -5.5012e-005)
  Era:              Cenozoic    (65.5 - -5.5012e-005)
  Period:           Neogene     (23.03 - -5.5012e-005)
  Informal Sub-era: Tertiary    (65.5 - 1.806)
 
 -- Preceeded By --
  Japanese Stage: Fujian (11.1 - 9.5)
 
 -- Followed By --
  Sub-Epoch:         Late Pliocene (3.6 - 1.806)
  ICS Stage:         Piacenzian    (3.6 - 2.588)
  Japanese Stage:    Totomian      (3.6 - 3)
  New Zealand Stage: Waipipian     (3.6 - 2.6)
 
 -- Contains the Following Sub-Epochs --
  Sub-Epoch: Early Pliocene (5.332 - 3.6)
 

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