Details Sites
Name Magnisi Peninsula
Site added 2008-03-12 16:29:00
Year of investigation 2006
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province Siracusa
Site type Area (350 meters)
Time all
Latitude 37.1586
Longitude 15.2340
Datum WGS84
Elevation 5
Previous elevation
Distance 35
Previous distance
Geomorphic setting Other
Site Type
  • Coast
Site description It is formed by a flat and low horst gently tilted to the ENE, constituted by fractured Miocene calcarenites and linked to the dry land by a Holocene tombolo.
Paleotsunamis [New]
Event n° Lab. youngest age Youngest calendar age Lab. oldest age Oldest calendar age Preferred age
Event n° 1 --±-- [--, --] 1038±45 [1303, 1422] --
Bibliography [Edit]
Authors Year Title Journal/Report
Scicchitano G., C. Monaco And L. Tortorici 2007 Large boulder deposit by tsunami waves along the Ionian coast of south-eastern Sicily (Italy). Marine Geology