Translation of Carboniferous in Spanish:


carbonífero, adj.

Pronunciation /ˌkɑːbəˈnɪf(ə)rəs//ˌkɑrbəˈnɪfərəs/


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    (rock/layer) carbonífero
    the Carboniferous period el período carbonífero
    • The northern margin of the fold-thrust belt is composed of sedimentary sequences of Middle to Upper Devonian and Carboniferous rocks.
    • The surface structure, especially in the Zilair Nappe and the Carboniferous and Permian sediments that form the frontal structure in the west, is well constrained by field data.
    • The Cretaceous rocks that occupy the southern part of the block between the TLF and fault A are partly overthrust by those of Carboniferous age in a SW direction.
    • The polarity of the postulated Carboniferous subduction at Alexander Island is unknown.
    • Fossils of the group are mostly Cenozoic, though some Permian and Carboniferous fossils are also known.