May 18, 2024

Disaster: a Stone Age tsunami devastated the coast of Scotland

Disaster: a Stone Age tsunami devastated the coast of Scotland

Near the end of the last Ice Age, the Doggerland, the area of ​​land between Great Britain and Europe, gradually filled with water. But also partially flood-like, such as around 6200 BC. When the alleged Storegga event caused a tsunami in the North Sea. According to the calculation of a team of researchers led by Mark Bateman of the University of Sheffield, the tidal waves caused by the tsunami flooded the coast of what is now Scotland more than previously thought.

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