from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A series of strata, of the Middle Tertiary period, of France, abounding in shells, and used by Lyell as the type of his Miocene subdivision.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In geology, strata of Miocene Tertiary age occurring in Touraine, France.
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The big stones alone in the fields must come from vanished glaciers, and they searched for moraines and faluns.
faluns, epoch are so well financed. many forces at play here. plus a percentage of practictioners income.