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Name Siponto
Site added 2008-01-10 16:22:00
Year of investigation 2000-2001
Country Italia
Region Puglia
Province Foggia
Site type Area (200 meters)
Time all 4000
Latitude 41.6078
Longitude 15.8989
Datum ED50
Elevation 4
Previous elevation
Distance 40
Previous distance
Geomorphic setting Coastal marsh
Site Type
  • Artificial cut
  • Hand core
Site description The Siponto area is a fertile cultivated plain. The study of this site was performed mainly through hand cores and inspection of artificial ditches.
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Paleotsunamis [New]
Event n° Lab. youngest age Youngest calendar age Lab. oldest age Oldest calendar age Preferred age
Event n° 1 --±-- [--, --] 1650±40 [320, 530] about 1200 AD
Event n° 2 --±-- [--, --] 1650±40 [320, 530] 320-1200 AD
Event n° 3 3250±40 [-1680, -1430] 3630±40 [-2130, -1880] 1430-2130 BC
Bibliography [Edit]
Authors Year Title Journal/Report
De Martini P.M., P. Burrato, D. Pantosti, A. Maramai, L. Graziani And H. Abramson 2003 Identification of tsunami deposits and liquefaction features in the Gargano area (Italy): paleoseismological implication Annals of Geophysics