Browsing by Author "Polat, Mehmet Ali"
Holocene coastal change in the ancient harbor of Yenikapi-Istanbul and its impact on cultural history Authors:Algan, Oya; Yalçın, M. Namık; Özdoğan, Mehmet; Yılmaz, Yücel; Sari, Erol; Kirci-Elmas, Elmas; Yılmaz, Isak; Bulkan, Özlem; Ongan, Demet; Gazioğlu, Cem; Nazik, Atike; Polat, Mehmet Ali; Meriç, Engin
Publisher and Date:(Academic Press Inc Elsevier Science, 2011)An extensive rescue excavation has been conducted in the ancient harbor of Istanbul (Yenikapi) by the Sea of Marmara revealing a depositional sequence displaying clear evidence of transgression and coastal progradation during the Holocene. The basal layer of this sequence lies at 6 m below the present sea level and contains remains of a Neolithic settlement known to have been present in the area indicating that the sea level at similar to 8-9 cal ka BP was lower than 6 m below present. Sea level ...