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New Zealand Stratigraphic Lexicon

Access here. A comprehensive computer database of formally named rock units in New Zealand. Includes offshore islands, Kermadecs, Chatham Islands, Subantarctic Islands, but excludes Ross Dependency (Antarctica).

The database includes names of rock units with synonyms, hierarchic position, geological age, geographic locality, and bibliography of significant articles. It is a national facility for registration of new stratigraphic names. Names may be "reserved" prior to publication by filling out an on-line form.

Contact: Liz Kennedy.