Details Sites
Name Torre Squillace
Site added 2008-02-28 12:21:00
Year of investigation 1999-2000
Country Italy
Region Puglia
Province Lecce
Site type Area (70 meters)
Time all
Latitude 40.2355
Longitude 17.9105
Datum WGS84
Elevation 2
Previous elevation
Distance 40
Previous distance
Geomorphic setting Other
Site Type
  • Coast
  • Natural exposure
Site description Calcareous sandstone boulders lay directly on a bare rocky surface bordered seaward by a ramp sloping about 15%.
Paleotsunamis [New]
Event n° Lab. youngest age Youngest calendar age Lab. oldest age Oldest calendar age Preferred age
Event n° 1 --±-- [--, --] 700±65 [1421, 1568] 1456, 5 December
Bibliography [Edit]
Authors Year Title Journal/Report
Mastronuzzi G. And P. Sansó 2000 Boulders transport by catastrophic waves along the Ionian coast of Apulia (southern Italy). Marine Geology