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Late Miocene Desiccation of the Mediterranean

Nature volume 242, pages 240244 (23 March 1973) | Download Citation

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This article presents evidence that the Mediterranean Sea was a desiccated deep basin some 6 million years ago.

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  1. Geologisches Institut, ETH, Zürich

    • K. J. HSÜ
  2. Lamont-Doherty Geological Laboratory, Palisades, New York

    • W. B. F. RYAN
  3. Università degli Studi, Milano

    • M. B. CITA

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