Definition of Günz in English:

Günz

noun

Geology
  • 1[usually as modifier] A Middle Pleistocene glaciation in the Alps, preceding the Mindel and possibly corresponding to the Menapian of northern Europe.

    1. 1.1 The system of deposits laid down during the Günz.
      • ‘Of the four main European glacial phases (Günz, Mindel, Riss, Würm), the last three can be recognized in Britain (Anglian, Wolstonian, Devensian).’

Origin

Early 20th century: named after a river near the Alps in southern Germany.

Pronunciation:

Günz

/ɡʊnts/