Late Glacial Period

Late Glacial Period

 

the time of the waning of the last Anthropogenic glaciation, when continental ice in the northern hemisphere gradually decreased in area. The Late Glacial period encompasses the end of the Pleistocene and the beginning of the Holocene, extending approximately from 14000 to 6000 B.C.

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Also in southwestern Ecuadorian Andes (3700 m elevation), studies indicate for the late Glacial period (17 000-11 000 cal yr BP), a herb paramo surrounded the area, reflecting colder and moister climatic conditions (Hansen et al.
Likewise, the late Glacial period, during the early Holocene, (10 500-9000 cal yr BP), herb paramo was the main vegetation type around the study area.
During the recorded late Glacial period and transition to the early Holocene, since ca.
Amelioration of climatic conditions, in comparison with the Last Glacial Maximum, which took place during the Late Glacial period, allowed the gradual rebuilding of vegetation cover.
nana found in the studied Taboly mire were connected with the Late Glacial period (Figs 4, 5), most likely with the Allerod (TV and T4) and the Younger Dryas (TIX).
Scientists from the UK, the Netherlands, Sweden and Japan carried out chemical analysis of food residues in pottery up to 15,000 years old from the late glacial period, the oldest pottery so far investigated.
2E reveals that the late glacial period was a period of rapid climate change up until around 10,000 cal BP when Holocene rates of climate change were reduced by up to 10 times those recorded during the late glacial period.
The rate of vegetation change in the late Holocene is around 2 times higher than in the late glacial period, peaking at around 3000 and 500 cal BP.
The rate of vegetation change peaks at around 17,000, 13,000 and 10,000 cal BP during the late glacial period.
2008), a 650-year-long slightly warmer episode of the late glacial period.
Only in a few of them, such as Lake Kirikumae and Solova (Remmeski) Bog, postglacial sediments started to accumulate in the late glacial period (Pirrus 1969; Saarse & Rajamae 1997).