Cretaceous and Palaeogene lithostratigraphic units of the Magura Nappe, Krynica Subunit, Carpathians

Krzysztof Birkenmajer, Nestor Oszczypko


Jednostki litostratygraficzne kredy i paleogenu podjednostki krynickiej płaszczowiny magurskiej, Karpaty

The paper presents formal lithostratigraphic standard lor the Cretaceous and Palaeogene deposits of the Magura Nappe, Krynica Subunit, Western Carpathians. It includes nine formations belonging to two groups. The Cretaceous through Lower Paleocene marine deposits (deep-water shales, flysch) belong to the Grajcarek Group and include the Hulina Formation, the Malinowa Shale Formation, the Hahiszowa Formation and the Jarmuta Formation. The Middle Paleocene through Lower Oligocene marine deposits (mainly flysch) belong to the Beskid Group which includes the Szczawnica Formation, the Frydman Formation, the Zarzecze Formation, the Magura Formation, and the Malcov Formation, moreover eight members; these are mainly new or redefined units.

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