Catastrophic flood of the Mediterranean after the Messinian salinity crisis

@article{GarcaCastellanos2009CatastrophicFO,
  title={Catastrophic flood of the Mediterranean after the Messinian salinity crisis},
  author={Daniel Garc{\'i}a-Castellanos and Ferran Estrada and Ivone Jim{\'e}nez‐Munt and Christian Gorini and Manel Fern{\`a}ndez and Jaume Verg{\'e}s and Raquel de Vicente},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2009},
  volume={462},
  pages={778-781}
}
The Mediterranean Sea became disconnected from the world’s oceans and mostly desiccated by evaporation about 5.6 million years ago during the Messinian salinity crisis. The Atlantic waters found a way through the present Gibraltar Strait and rapidly refilled the Mediterranean 5.33 million years ago in an event known as the Zanclean flood. The nature, abruptness and evolution of this flood remain poorly constrained. Borehole and seismic data show incisions over 250 m deep on both sides of the… 
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