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Name Fethiye
Site added 2008-04-12 11:37:00
Year of investigation 1998
Country Turkey
Region Southwestern Turkey
Province Mugla
Site type Point
Time all 4382
Latitude 36.6768
Longitude 29.0978
Datum --
Elevation 2
Previous elevation
Distance 140
Previous distance
Geomorphic setting Fluvial plain
Site Type
  • Exploratory trench
Site description The sand layer consting of siliciclastic grains is sharply covered by 5-10 cm thick white felsic tephra. The sand layer, overlying the nonmarine sandy silt rich in plant debris, yields abundant shell fragments of shallow-marine gatropods of indeterminate genus.
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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 4303±79 [-2562, -2351] 4303±79 [-2562, -2351] --
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