Palaeo-climatic and -biogeographical implications of Oligocene Ostracoda from CRP-2/2A and CRP-3 drillholes, Victoria Land basin, Antarctica

first_imgA total of eighteen species of marine ostracods, in at least twelve genera, have been recovered from Early and Late Oligocene glacio-marine sediments from boreholes CRP-3 and CRP-2/2A in the Victoria Land Basin, Ross Sea, Antarctica. Faunas are sparse and generally moderately-well preserved. Previously, three species or closely related species have been recorded only from glacial settings (Kuiperiana meridionalislain (Müller), Australicythere polylyca (Müller), Hemicytheridea aff. H. kinggeorgeensis Blaszyk), but palaeotemperatures somewhat higher than at present in the Ross Sea are suggested by the presence ofAustrocythere reticulotuberculata Hartmann, Cluthia aff. C. antiqua Ayress & Drapala and Cytherella? sp 4796. Majungaella sp. 4471 is an enigmatic component, representing a genus previously known only from warm Cretaceous and Eocene, and relatively warm interglacial Pliocene habitats in southern Gondwana and the Antarctic Peninsula. Palaeobiogeographical considerations indicate that during Early Oligocene times, the Ross Sea area had faunal links with both Antarctic Peninsula/South America andsouthern Australasia. Three species present in the Early Oligocene glacial environments at Cape Roberts havesurvived to the Recent in the cool-cold Antarctic/Sub-Antarctic region: Austrocythere reticulotuberculataHartmann, Australicythere polylyca (Müller), and Kuiperiana meridionalis (Müller).last_img read more

21st round of BiH Premier League has finished yesterday

first_imgYesterday, eight matches of the 21st round of BiH Premier league were played.Borac hosted and defeated Čelik with 2:0, and Slavija defeated Gošk with 2:1.Zvijezda and Radnik played 1:1, while Leaotar defeated Olimpic with 1:0. Široki Brijeg defeated Gradina with 2:0, while Velež and Sarajevo played a match with no goals (0:0).In Travnik, football club Travnik lost to Rudar with 0:1, and Željezničar played a match with no goals in Sarajevo against Zrinjski (0:0).Željezničar is still the first team of BiH Premier league with 48 points, followed by Sarajevo with 44, Borac 38, Široki 34, Olimpic, 34, Slavija 33, Leotar 32, Čelik 30, Zrinjski 30, Rudar 27, Radnik 26, Velež 23, Zvijezda 23, Travnik 20, Gošk 16 and the last team of BiH Premier League is Gradina with 5 points.last_img read more