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Late Cretaceous-Early Palaeogene echinoderms and the K/T boundary in the southeast Netherlands and northeast Belgium — Part 1: Introduction and stratigraphy

Published on Jan 1, 1999in Scripta Geologica
John W. M. Jagt2
Estimated H-index: 2
Abstract
In a series of papers describing Late Cretaceous and Early Palaeogene echinoderm faunas (exclusiveof holothurians) of the Maastrichtian type area, the present contribution comprises a detailed accountof the litho- and chronostratigraphy and biozonations of these deposits, and of localities from whichthe echinoderm material to be described stems. In subsequent papers reference will be made to thisintroductory part.
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