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The Bashkirian to Sakmarian-Artinskian Itararé subgroup provides a record of the evolution of the Permian-Carboniferous glaciation in the Paraná Basin (Brazil). The glaciogenic succession was deposited under the influence of glaciers incoming from southwestern Africa. This paper presents an overview of the third-order sequence stratigraphy of that succession and a biostratigraphic summary, showing that: (1) the most complete and thick outcrop portion of the glaciogenic succession occurs in the northeastern part of the Paraná Basin, where several (at least nine) major cycles of ice advance and retreat can be recognized during the development of the Itararé subgroup; (2) biostratigraphically, two...

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