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Radiocarbon age of the molluscan fossils from the alluvial deposits in kaita hiroshima prefecture japan part 2

Matsushima, Y.; Oda, Y.

Bulletin of the Kanagawa Prefectural Museum Natural Science 16: 37-44


ISSN/ISBN: 0453-1906
Accession: 006252864

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A radiocarbon dating was made for the molluscan fossils (Cyclina sinensis) collected from the upper part of the alluvial marine deposits of the Seno River Delta, Kaita-cho, Hiroshima Prefecture. The molluscan fossils were contained in a granule sand bed, at a 5.5 meters below sea lever. The age obtained (3140 .+-. 120 y. B.P.) is consistent with the former estimation that the forset bed in the Seno River Delta was accumulated during latestage of the Jomon Transgression.