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Günz


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The first of four glacial episodes (1.8–1.65 Ma ago) established by A. Penck and E. Bruckner in 1909. It is named after an Alpine river, and so the term is really applicable only to its type area, but it has come to be used much more widely. The Günz may correlate with the Menapian of northern Europe.

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