Kansan glaciation

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Kansan glaciation

[′kan·zən ‚glā·sē′ā·shən]
(geology)
The second glaciation of the Pleistocene epoch in North America; began about 400,000 years ago, after the Aftonian and before the Yarmouth interglacials.
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A corridor with images to evoke the ensuing Anglian glaciation led to the third part, on 'Neanderthal beginnings'.
These early humans suffered local extinction in Northern Europe during the great ice age known as the Anglian glaciation 450,000 years ago, but re-established themselves as the climate grew warmer again in the following Hoxnian interglacial.
A series of glacial deposits underlie the site, consisting of Lowestoft Till and associated outwash gravels formed during the Anglian glaciation (assigned to Oxygen Isotope Stage 12, c.