Site - Lake Iznik

Lake Iznik

Lake   geoscience   E 29.52, N 40.44  


Several sediment cores of different lengths were recovered from Lake Iznik. The longest composite profile comprises ca. 18 m and encompasses ca. 31,000 years BP. Lake Iznik is bordered in the south by the Iznik-Mekece branch of the North Anatolian fault zone. The southern sub-basin holds the deepest part of the lake at 82 m.

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