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                           Kiaitan New Zealand Stage
 
                           From 40 To 37.2 +/- 0.1 Ma
 
  End Defined By:  Near lowest occurrence of calcareous nannofossil 
     Chiasmolithus oamaruensis (base Zone NP18).
 
  End Based On:  Gradstein, Ogg, Smith, _A Geologic Time Scale 2004_
 
 -- A Substage of --
  Eon:                  Phanerozoic   (542 - -5.5012e-005)
  Era:                  Cenozoic      (65.5 - -5.5012e-005)
  Period:               Paleogene     (65.5 - 23.03)
  Epoch:                Eocene        (55.8 - 33.9)
  Sub-Epoch:            Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2)
  ICS Stage:            Bartonian     (40.4 - 37.2)
  Australian Stage:     Johannian     (52 - 36)
  Californian Stage:    Narizian      (48 - 35)
  Informal Sub-era:     Tertiary      (65.5 - 1.806)
  North American Stage: Duchesnean    (40 - 37)
 
 -- Preceeded By --
  New Zealand Stage:    Bortonian (44 - 40)
  North American Stage: Uintan    (45.4 - 40)
 
 -- Followed By --
  Sub-Epoch: Late Eocene (37.2 - 33.9)
  ICS Stage: Priabonian  (37.2 - 33.9)
 

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