Details Sites
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Name Shetland Islands
Site added 2009-10-01 16:15:00
Year of investigation 2003
Country United Kingdom
Region Scotland
Province Shetland Islands
Site type Area (100 meters)
Time all 8100
Latitude 60.3311
Longitude -1.2319
Datum WGS84
Elevation 10
Previous elevation 0
Distance 0
Previous distance 0
Geomorphic setting Coastal lake
Site Type
  • Coast
  • Engine core
Site description
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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 1460±50 [1290, 1420] 1745±60 [1540, 1820] 1500
Event n° 2 4965±55 [5590, 5760] --±-- [--, --] 5500
Event n° 3 7025±60 [7720, 7960] 7120±60 [7820, 8030] 8100
Bibliography [Edit]
Authors Year Title Journal/Report
Bodevik S., Mangerud J., Dawson S., Dawson A. And Lohne O. 2005 Evidence for three North Sea Tsunamis at the Shetland Islands between 8000 and 1500 yr ago Quaternary Science Reviews