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Lake Van

Country: Turkey
Region: eastern Anatolia
Varve Category: endogenic varves
Archive Type: lacustrine sediments
Lake Type: tectonic lake
Surface Area: 3755.0
Elevation: 1648.0
Length of Record: 14615
DOI / Reference Link: Access Link
Reference: Stockhecke M, Anselmetti FS, Meydan AF, Odermatt D, Sturm M (2012) The annual particle cycle in Lake Van (Turkey). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 333-334, 148-159.
Picture Authors: Mona Stockhecke
comparison of varves

Description: Five core photographs of sub-mm thinly laminated carbonaceous clayey silt from different depths of the Alat Ridge composite profile: A. 2A_2H_1 13-33 cm, B. 2E_6H_2 36-56 cm, C. 2D_9H_3 82-102 cm, D. 2D_39A_2 104-124, E. 2D_46A_1 28-48 cm. The laminated intervals refer to different interglacial or interstadial sections.
Picture Type: macroscopic