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Messinian Salinity Crisis
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  1. Based on geological and geophysical data, we identify an extensive, buried and chaotic sedimentary body in the western Ionian Basin, which supports the scenario of a Mediterranean-wide catastrophic flood at the end of the Messinian Salinity Crisis (Micallef et al., 2018)


Zanclean Flood Animation Video

Last Updated: 13 March 2018

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