Würm


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Würm

[vu̇rm]
(geology)
A European stage of geologic time: uppermost Pleistocene (above Riss, below Holocene).
Pertaining to the fourth glaciation of the Pleistocene epoch in the Alps, equivalent to the Wisconsin glaciation in North America, following the Riss-Würm interglacial.
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