The Holocene Marine Sequence in the Løkken Area of Vendsyssel, Denmark

David Norman Penney
Jessen (1918, 1920, 1936) proposed the existance of a land barrier separating the Løkken area from the Skagerrak during the Holocene and Mörner (1969) suggested that this area had been invaded by three successive positive movements of sea-level, corresponding to his PTM-2, PTM-3 and PTM-4 shorelines. Recent evidence based largely on a collation of the microfossil (Diatomaceae, Foraminifera and Ostracoda) data, supports Jessen's view. Marine conditions penetrated into the Løkken area from the south between...