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Definition of Molasse

Molasse
Molasse Mo*lasse", n. [F. molasse, prob. fr. mollasse flabby, flimsy, fr. L. mollis soft.] (Geol.) A soft Tertiary sandstone; -- applied to a rock occurring in Switzerland. See Chart of Geology.

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- The term "mol****e" (/məˈlæs/) refers to sandstones, shales and conglomerates that form as terrestrial or shallow marine deposits in front of rising mountain...
- The Mol****e basin (or North Alpine foreland basin) is a foreland basin north of the Alps which formed during the Oligocene and Miocene epochs. The basin...
- The Mol****e Coquilliere is a geologic formation in France. It preserves fossils dating back to the Neogene period, which started 23.03 million years ago...
- The Mol****e Group is a geologic group in Germany. It preserves fossils dating back to the Neogene period. Earth sciences portal Germany portal Paleontology...
- terrain to altitudes above 1500 metres AMSL (lime Alps, partly sub-alpine mol****e), which is very abrupt in certain places, is taken as a criterion for delimitation...
- The Brackwater Mol****e Formation is a geologic formation in Germany. It preserves fossils dating back to the Neogene period. Earth sciences portal Germany...
- The Mol****e calcaire et sablo is a geologic formation in France. It preserves fossils dating back to the Neogene period. Earth sciences portal France...
- rhinoceros Aceratherium. The site is located in the Upper Freshwater Mol****e of the Mol****e basin; by the late Miocene, the Paratethys Sea had dried up and...
- the basin. Such erosional material of a growing mountain chain is called mol****e and has either a shallow marine or a continental facies. At the same time...
- described as a bouttonière (or "buttonhole") of unique blue-clay (known as mol****e) sitting on top of band of sand rich in iron deposits that is known as...
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