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Stratigraphy and Geological Correlation

, Volume 16, Issue 5, pp 528–539 | Cite as

Palynological characteristics of Upper Cretaceous and Paleogene deposits on the west of the Sambian Peninsula (Kaliningrad region), Part 2

  • G. N. Aleksandrova
  • N. I. Zaporozhets
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Abstract

The results of studying dinocysts in the Upper Cretaceous-Lower Paleogene succession of the Kaliningrad region are considered. Distinguished in the succession are seven biostratigraphic units in the rank of the Palaeohystrichophora infusorioides, Chatangiella vnigrii, Cerodinium diebelii, Alisocysta margarita, Deflandrea oebisfeldensis, Areosphaeridium diktyoplokum, and Rhombodinium perforatum beds and one Charlesdowniea clathrata angulosa Zone. The Lyubavas Formation has not been distinguished on the west of the Sambian Peninsula. Ages of the Sambia, Alka, and Prussian formations are verified.

Key words

Campanian Maastrichtian Paleocene Eocene biostratigraphy dinocysts spores and pollen 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. N. Aleksandrova
    • 1
  • N. I. Zaporozhets
    • 1
  1. 1.Geological InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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