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[MIS11-P13] Preliminary report on paleotsunami study in the coastal lowlands of Toyo, Shimanto and Kuroshio towns, Kochi Prefecture, western Japan
Keywords:tsunami deposit, Nankai Trough, Toyo Town, Shimanto Town, Kuroshio Town, Kochi Prefecture
We obtained cores and geoslices from coastal lowlands of Toyo Town, Shimanto Town and Kuroshio Town. We found some exotic sand layers interbedded in silt and clay beneath the each lowlands. We present initial findings following the preliminary results of radiocarbon dating and fossil diatom analysis for some cores.