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Table 4 Proposed age model for the units of the central cliff at Misery Point

From: The Misery Point cliff, Mayaguana Island, SE Bahamas: a unique record of sea-level highstands since the Early Pleistocene

Units Setting Samples (#) 87Sr/86Sr (average) Mean age (Ma) Maximum range Minimum range Preferred correlation
(Ma) MIS (Ma) MIS
U4 Eolian 5 0.709153 0.668 0.852–0.484 22–13 0.712–0.628 18–16 MIS 17
U3 Beach 3 0.709141 0.943 1.095–0.748 32–18 0.997–0.888 28–22 MIS 25
U2 Reef 4 0.709131 1.116 1.242–0.977 37–27 1.156–1.078 35–31 MIS 31
U1 Lagoon 16 0.709126 1.190 1.348–1.016 43–29 1.228–1.150 37–35 MIS 37
  1. Age interpretations for the lithologic units of the central cliff based on Sr-isotope data (Table 1). Rejected samples are not considered in these interpretations. See text for more explanations