Details Sites
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Name Torre Degli Inglesi
Site added 2008-01-10 16:53:00
Year of investigation 2006-2007
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province Messina
Site type Point
Time all 2000
Latitude 38.2668
Longitude 15.6517
Datum WGS84
Elevation 6
Previous elevation
Distance 40
Previous distance
Geomorphic setting Area protected by coastal dunes
Site Type
  • Artificial cut
Site description The excavation is located to the westo of the Torre and was performed for archaeological purposes.
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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 --±-- [1850, 1900] 1780±30 [135, 335] 1783, 6 February
Event n° 2 1950±30 [0, 125] 1995±30 [-50, 70] AD 17
Bibliography [Edit]
Authors Year Title Journal/Report
Pantosti D., M.S. Barbano, A. Smedile, P.M. De Martini And G. Tigano 2007 Geological Evidence of Paleotsunamis at Torre degli Inglesi (northeastern Sicily) Geophys. Res. Lett.