Late Holocene sea-level changes in the northwest Tuamotu islands, French Polynesia

@inproceedings{Pirazzoli1986LateHS,
  title={Late Holocene sea-level changes in the northwest Tuamotu islands, French Polynesia},
  author={Paolo Antonio Pirazzoli and Lucien F. Montaggioni},
  year={1986}
}
Abstract Field surveys of several sea-level indicators (exposed in situ reef framework, conglomerates, coral colonies and Tridacna shells in a growth position, sea-corrosion notches) carried out on six atolls from the NW Tuamotus (Mataiva, Rangiroa, Arutua, Kaukura, Apataki and Takapoto) and data from four subsurface boreholes drilled through Mataiva show that during the late Holocene mean sea level (MSL) reached a maximum elevation at approximately + 0.9 m. It remained above the present MSL… CONTINUE READING

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