Holocene coastal change in the ancient harbor of Yenikapı–İstanbul and its impact on cultural history

@article{Algan2011HoloceneCC,
  title={Holocene coastal change in the ancient harbor of Yenikapı–İstanbul and its impact on cultural history},
  author={O. Algan and M. Yalçın and M. {\"O}zdoǧan and Y. Yılmaz and E. Sarı and E. Kirci-Elmas and İ. Yılmaz and {\"O}zlem Bulkan and D. Ongan and Cem Gazioğlu and A. Nazik and Mehmet Ali Polat and E. Meriç},
  journal={Quaternary Research},
  year={2011},
  volume={76},
  pages={30 - 45}
}
Abstract An extensive rescue excavation has been conducted in the ancient harbor of İstanbul (Yenikapı) by the Sea of Marmara, revealing a depositional sequence displaying clear evidence of transgression and coastal progradation during the Holocene. The basal layer of this sequence lies at 6 m below the present sea level and contains remains of a Neolithic settlement known to have been present in the area, indicating that the sea level at ~ 8–9 cal ka BP was lower than 6 m below present. Sea… Expand
Neolithic settlements and houses in north-western Turkey and northern Greece
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