Four U/Th dates (Table 4.1) were obtained, i.e., 10, 10.4, 13.1 and 14.9 ka BP (Fig. 4.1a). The 230Th dates from stalagmite and regression through origin indicate an age of 16.4 ka BP at the bottom and 9.5 ka BP near the top (Fig. 4.1b). The ages are similar by both methods. However, we used StalAge for further analysis interpretation. Based on the age model, the stalagmite covers a time span of 16.2–9.5 ka BP.
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