The Date of the Minoan Santorini Eruption: Quantifying the “Offset”

  title={The Date of the Minoan Santorini Eruption: Quantifying the “Offset”},
  author={Felix H{\"o}flmayer},
  pages={435 - 448}
  • F. Höflmayer
  • Published 15 October 2012
  • Environmental Science
  • Radiocarbon
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