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Publication . Article . 2007

Climate, Black Sea levels and human settlements in Caucasus Littoral 50,000–9000 BP

Kh.A. Arslanov; Pavel Dolukhanov; N.A. Gei;
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Published: 01 Jun 2007 Journal: Quaternary International, volume 167-168, pages 121-127 (issn: 1040-6182, Copyright policy )
Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract

Abstract Pollen and radiometric investigations of the buried organic deposits in the Dziguta River, south-east of Sukhumi (western Caucasus), provided a detailed sequence of climatic events in that area in an interval from ca. 50 to 9 ka BP. The identified climatic episodes show a satisfactory correlation with the existing records for the marine deposits of eastern Mediterranean Sea and continental records for south-eastern Europe and East European Plain, suggesting a coherent pattern of climatic oscillations.

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Microsoft Academic Graph classification: Geography Eastern mediterranean Human settlement Littoral zone Physical geography Climatology Sequence (geology) Black sea Radiometric dating Pollen medicine.disease_cause medicine

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Earth-Surface Processes

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