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Name Didim
Site added 2008-04-11 12:30:00
Year of investigation 1996
Country Turkey
Region Southwestern Turkey
Province Aydin
Site type Area (70 meters)
Time all 3886
Latitude 37.3614
Longitude 27.2043
Datum Other
Elevation 2
Previous elevation
Distance 40
Previous distance
Geomorphic setting Coastal marsh
Site Type
  • Exploratory trench
Site description The site is composed of fine sand layer of carbonate grains which is mantled by a 10-15 cm-thick- yellowish-white layer of felsic tephra.
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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 3837±88 [-1930, -1706] 3886±86 [-1991, -1759] --
Bibliography [Edit]
Authors Year Title Journal/Report
Minoura K, F. Imamura, U. Kuran, T. Nakamura, G.A. Papadopoulos, T. Takahashi, A.C. Yalciner 2000 Discovery of Minoan Tsunami Deposits Geology