Lago Grande di Monticchio

Country:

Italy

Region:

Basilicata

Lake type:

volcanic lake

Category: mixed varves

Elevation:

656 m asl

Max depth:

36 m

Surface area:

0.405 km2

Catchment area:

2.37 km2

Length of record:

130000 years

Archive type:

lacustrine sediments

Author of images:

Bernd Zolitschka

Reference:

Zolitschka, B. & Negendank, J.F.W. (1996): Sedimentology, dating and palaeoclimatic interpretation of a 76.3 kyr record from Lago Grande di Monticchio, southern Italy. Quaternary Sience Reviews, 15: 101-112

Link to reference or DOI:

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0277-3791(95)00022-4


Site images

Laghi di Monticchio with Lago Grande in the background > max. resolution

Microstratigraphy of organic varves from Lago Grande di Monticchio, Italy. > max. resolution