Saksunarvatn, Streymoy, Faroe Islands

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This page contains the results of your search. It is divided into two sections. The first contains information about any tephra layers present at the site and the second part contains details about the source references and the date and time of the search.

Your search has found 3 tephra layers at Saksunarvatn




Tephra Layer Names

1Correlated tephra name means that the tephra deposit has been correlated with a tephra horizon found at multiple sites (e.g. Hekla 4). Of course these correlations could be reinterpreted and care needs to be taken.

2Local tephra name is the name given by the researchers for the tephra found at the site, this is often a mixture of a site code/name and the depth of the tephra. This is independent of any correlations to other tephra deposits.


The data on this page is from the following source(s). If you use this data please acknowledge the source of the data. The number preceeding each reference matches the Ref number on the data table above.

1207: Dugmore, A.J. and Newton, A.J.  1997  Holocene tephra layers in the Faroe Islands. Frodskaparrit  45, 141-154..

353: Mangerud, J., Furnes, H., and Johansen, J.  1986  A 9,000 year old ash bed on the Faroe Islands. Quaternary Research  26, 262-265.

Data Sources

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This Tephrabase search was made on 17/12/2017 at 13:36:38 local time, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.