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Map of the upper Cretaceous (90 ma, Turonian)

Copyright by Ron Blakey

Map of the Cretaceous - Tertiary boundary (65 ma, Maastrichtian)

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Detailed Stratigraphy of the upper Cretaceous

Stratigraphy of the Czech basin, see

  • Cech, S., Klein, V., Kríz, J. and Valecka, J., 1980. Revision of the Upper Cretaceous stratigraphy of the Bohemian Cretaceous Basin. Vestník Ústredního Ústavu geologic kého, 55: 277-296.
  • Rawson, P.F., Curry, D., Dilley, F.C., Hancock, J.M., Kennedy, W.J., Neale, J.W., Wood, C.J., Worssam, B.C. (1978). A correlation of Cretaceous rocks in the British Isles. Geol. Soc. Lond., Special Report No. 9, 70 pp


  • Aliev, M.M., Krylov, N.A., Pavlova, M.M. (1986). Upper Cretaceous of the south of the USSR. Moscow: Nauka, 232 p.
  • Anderson, F.M. (1958). Upper Cretaceous of the Pacific Coast. The Geological Society of America Memoir 71. 378 pp
  • Atabekyan, A.A., Akopyan, V.T. (1969). Late Cretaceous ammonites of the Armenian SSR (Pachydiscidae). Izvestiya AN Armyanskoj SSR, nauki o zemle. Vol. 22. no.6. P. 3-20.
  • Baryshnikova, V.I. (1951).On the stratigraphical subdivision Upper Cretaceous deposits of Khvalynsk-Volsk region by foraminiferal fauna. Scientific reports of the Saratov State Univ. Geological issue. Vol.XXVIII. P.181-193. [in Russian]
  • Birkelund T. (1965). Ammonites from the Upper Cretaceous of west Greenland. Medd. om Grřnland. Vol. 179. no.7. 192 pp
  • Naidin, D.P. (1959). On the paleogeography of the Russian platform during the Upper Cretaceous epoch. Acta Universitatis Stockholmesis. Stockholm contributions in geology. Vol. III. No.6. P.127-138
  • Naidin, D.P. (1960). The stratigraphy of the Upper Cretaceous of the Russian Platform. Acta Universitatis Stockholmesis. Stockholm contributions in geology. Vol. VI. No.4. P.39-61
  • Najdin, D.P. (1969). Biostratigraphie und Paläogeographie der Oberen Kreide der Russischen Tafel. Geol. Jahrb. Bd.87. S.157-186
  • Samuel, M.D., Ismail, A.A., Akarish, A.I.M., & Zaky, A.H. (2009). Upper Cretaceous stratigraphy of the Gebel Somar area, north-central Sinai, Egypt. Cretaceous Research, 30(1), 22–34

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