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Table 2 Summary of depositional sequences and subsequences in Cretaceous–Palaeogene interval of the southern Galala Sub-Basin

From: Sequence stratigraphy and depositional environments of Late Cretaceous–Early Palaeogene succession, North Eastern Desert, Egypt

Sequences Subsequences Time interval System tracts Stratigraphy Occurrence
SEQ-1: CaSGB-1 Post-CaSGB-1 HST 1.7 Myr within the latest Campanian HST Lowermost part of Markha Member of Sudr Formation Basal part of Gebel Tarboul and Bir Dakhl sections
SEQ-2: CaSGB-2 Post-CaSGB-2 TST;CaSGB-2, Post-CaSGB-2 HST ~2.9 Myr Campanian HST, TST Markha Member and Abu Zeneima Member of Sudr Formation Gebel Tarboul and Bir Dakhl sections
SEQ-3: MaSGB-1 Post-MaSGB-1 TST; MaSGB-1. Post-MaSGB-1 HST 3.2 Myr from latest Campanian to Late Maastrichtian TST, HST Markha Member and Abu Zeneima Member of Sudr Formation Bir Dakhl and Wadi Tarfa
SEQ-4: MaSGB-2 Post-MaSGB-2 TST; MaSGB-2, Post-MaSGB-2 HST latest Maastrichtian TST, HST Uppermost part of Sudr Formation Bir Dakhl and Wadi Tarfa
SEQ-5: DaSGB Post-DaSGB HST Late Early Paleocene TST, HST Lowermost part of the Dakhla Formation Wadi Tarfa
SEQ-6: Da/SeSGB Post-Da/SeSGB TST; Da/SeSGB; Post-Da/SeSGB HST Latest Danian–Selandian TST and HST Dakhla Formation Wadi Tarfa
SEQ-7: SeSGB Post-SeSGB TST; SeSGB; Post-SeSGB HST 2.2 Myr Selandian TST, HST Dakhla Formation Wadi Tarfa
SEQ-8: ThSGB Post-ThSGB TST; ThSGB; Post-ThSGB HST 2.5 Myr Thanetian TST, HST Uppermost part of Dakhla Formation, Tarawan Formation Wadi Tarfa and Bir Dakhl
SEQ-9: Sp/YpSGB Post-Sp/YpSGB TST; Sp/YpSGB; Post-Sp/YpSGB HST 1.4 Myr Sparnacian TST, HST Lower part of Esna Formation Wadi Tarfa
SEQ-10: YpSGB Post-YpSGB TST; YpSGB; Post-YpSGB HST At least 2.5 Myr in Middle to Late Ypresian TST, HST Esna Formation Wadi Tarfa