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02-11-2017, 11:19 AM
"...Strontium results indicate that the submergence of the Black Sea shelf at 9300 calendar years BP was caused by the ingress of Mediterranean water and was abrupt, taking less than 40 years."

Anastasia G. Yanchilina et al., Compilation of geophysical, geochronological, and geochemical evidence indicates a rapid Mediterranean-derived submergence of the Black Sea's shelf and subsequent substantial salinification in the early Holocene

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0025322716302961