TableĀ 1.

Summary of geological units underlying the study area

AgeFormationUnit/materials in Pissouri area
HoloceneFanglomerate, in situ weathered and transported soils
Plio-PleistoceneAthalassaPissouri Sandstone
PlioceneNicosiaPissouri bioclastic calcarenites
Pissouri Marlstones
Pissouri Calcirudites
Late MioceneKalavasosPissouri Evaporites
Mid MiocenePakhnaMarls, micrites, bioherms
Early MioceneLefkaraFissile micrites, micrites, cherts (unexposed in the study area shown on Fig. 3)

Modified from Stow et al. (1995).