Tephra deposits in the western Anatolia

Source: geology.sdsu.edu

Kazancı et al. from Ankara University published a paper in Global and Planetary Change about a tephra deposits in the Çardak area of Denizli. Its formation time is between 5380 ± 90 and 2395 ± 65 yrs cal BP according to radiocarbon dating of two palaeosol layers within the colluvium. These discoveries showed that very strong volcanic eruption occurred in the Aegean Sea apart from the Santorini explosion. Please refer to http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2011.09.007


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