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Title: Depósitos de tsunami en el valle de Agaete, Gran Canaria (Islas Canarias)
Authors: Perez-Torrado, Francisco-Jose 
Cabrera, M.C. 
Carracedo, J.C. 
Gimeno Torrente, Domingo
Schneider, Jean-Luc
Paris ,Raphael Michel 
Wassmer, Patrick
Guillou ,Hervé 
UNESCO Clasification: 250605 Hidrogeología
Keywords: Geología estratigráfica
Pleistoceno
Canarias
Agaete (Gran Canaria)
Issue Date: 2002
Project: PB96-0243 (DGES)
Journal: Geogaceta 
Abstract: Pleistocene marine conglomerates, first interpreted as alluvial-marine deposits, are attached to the walls of the valley of Agaete (NW of Gran Canaria), at 50-7 70 m above sea level. The deposits are 7 to 5 m thick, poor-sorted, clast-supported and formed by heterogeneous, angular to rounded, volcanic clasts and fossils, never found in growth position and ofcen broken. The basa1 conracts show reaping features of the substratum and internally present two or more layers,with reverse grading. Distribution, altitude and sedimentary structures of these deposits suggest that they were originated by tsunarni waves, the rnost probable source being the Güimar giant landslide (east coast of Tenerife, <0,84 Ma).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/1327
ISBN: 0213683X
ISSN: 0213-683X
Source: Geogaceta [ISSN 0213-683X], v. 32, p. 75-78
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