Details Sites
Name Artà Peninsula
Site added 2008-04-24 15:32:00
Year of investigation 2003
Country Spain
Region Balearic Islands
Province NE Mallorca
Site type Area (1500 meters)
Time all
Latitude 39.7524
Longitude 3.4134
Datum WGS84
Elevation 7
Previous elevation
Distance 30
Previous distance
Geomorphic setting Other
Site Type
  • Coast
Site description Several single boulders with weights of several tons deposited some meters above sea-level. These boulder relics are the only evidence of a single high energy impact in the Holocene rocky shore environments.
Paleotsunamis [New]
Event n° Lab. youngest age Youngest calendar age Lab. oldest age Oldest calendar age Preferred age
Event n° 1 1455±-- [--, --] 1455±-- [--, --] --
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