Palynological Zonation of the Paleogene–Neogene Strata of the Kaikang Trough, Muglad Rift Basin, Republic of South Sudan
Five palynological zones are identified in this Cenozoic-through-Quaternary section based on quantitative specimen counts calculated as absolute abundance. These palynological zones are: K-VI (Paleocene), K-VII (Eocene–Early Oligocene), K-VIII (Late Oligocene-Early Miocene), K-IX (Late Miocene–Pliocene), and K-X (Quaternary).
Funding for this study was provided by Ministry of Petroleum Sudan, Central Petroleum Laboratories, and a Petronas Scholarship. We are grateful for access to the facilities of the Geoscience Department, Universiti Teknologi Petronas.
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