Yarmouth interglacial

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Yarmouth interglacial

[′yär·məth ¦in·tər′glā·shəl]
(geology)
The second interglacial stage of the Pleistocene epoch in North America, following the Kansan glacial stage and before the Illinoian.
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These remains confirm that the deposits date to a warm period of climate around 420,000 years ago, the so-called Hoxnian interglacial, when the climate was probably slightly warmer than the present day.