Details Sites
Name Cap De Ses Salines
Site added 2008-04-24 14:41:00
Year of investigation 2003
Country Spain
Region Balearic Islands
Province SE Mallorca
Site type Area (1000 meters)
Time all
Latitude 39.2650
Longitude 3.0526
Datum WGS84
Elevation 4
Previous elevation
Distance 30
Previous distance
Geomorphic setting Other
Site Type
  • Coast
Site description Boulder accumulations in the form of extended ridge formations exhibiting good imbrication structures. Weight of boulders reaches approx. 10 tons and in cases up to 50 tons.
Paleotsunamis [New]
Event n° Lab. youngest age Youngest calendar age Lab. oldest age Oldest calendar age Preferred age
Event n° 1 430±-- [--, --] 585±-- [--, --] --
Bibliography [Edit]
Authors Year Title Journal/Report
Kelletat D., Whelan F., Bartel P., Scheffers A. 2005 New tsunami evidences in southern Spain, Cabo de Trafalgar and Mallorca Island Geomorfologia litoral i Quaternari, U. Valencia Publications
Bartel P., Kelletat D. 2003 Erster Nachweis holozaner Tsunamis im westlichen Mitelmeergebiet (Mallorca, Spanien) mit einem Vergleich von Tsunami und Sturmwellenwirkung auf Festgesteinskusten Berichte Forschungs- und Technologiezentr. Westkuste der Univ. Kiel