The Search for a Stratotype Section for the Late Pleistocene: Progress from the Fronte Section (Taranto Area, Italy)
We present the results of detailed litho-, bio-, and magnetostratigraphic investigations along the Fronte section (Taranto, Italy), where the facies distribution is interpreted using a combined palaeoecological and sequence-stratigraphic approach. The data obtained so far suggest a continuous sedimentary record at the Fronte site, where the MIS 5e peak and subsequent highstand are documented, thus providing robust evidence for the Last Interglacial sedimentary interval.
KeywordsChronostratigraphy Integrated approach Upper Pleistocene Taranto
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