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Holocene coastal change in the ancient harbor of Yenikapi-Istanbul and its impact on cultural history Authors:
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 ...