STRATI 2013 pp 937-941 | Cite as

It’s Time to Revitalize the Tertiary

  • Lucy E. EdwardsEmail author
  • Randall C. Orndorff
  • Martin J. Head
  • Robert A. Fensome
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Geology book series (SPRINGERGEOL)


Tertiary, Palaeogene, and Neogene are all useful terms. In the interest of practicality, all three should be available for formal stratigraphic usage.


Tertiary Quaternary Palaeogene Neogene Stratigraphy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lucy E. Edwards
    • 1
    Email author
  • Randall C. Orndorff
    • 1
  • Martin J. Head
    • 2
  • Robert A. Fensome
    • 3
  1. 1.U.S. Geological SurveyRestonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Earth SciencesBrock UniversitySt. CatharinesCanada
  3. 3.Natural Resources CanadaDartmouthCanada

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