neoglaciation


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neoglaciation

[¦nē·ō·glā·sē′ā·shən]
(geology)
The removal of glacier ice growth in certain mountain areas during the Little Ice Age, following its shrinkage or disappearance during the Altithermal interval.
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The impact of so-called Neoglaciation (the cooling climate which is said to have occurred at around 4500-4000 cal BP) has been a topic of debate (e.
1986, Neoglaciation in the southern Coast Mountains of British Columbia: Chronology prior to the late Neoglacial maximum: Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v.
Accumulation over the last 2000 years is especially noticeable and may broadly correlate to the Neoglaciation (Denton and Stuiver, 1967).
According to the Yarboroughs, archaeological and geological investigations suggest that after late Ocean Bay II times, neoglaciation precluded most of the Sound's being the seat of Early Kachemak development (see also Mills, 1994:129-130, Fig.
However, expansion of glaciers during Neoglaciation, with the Kaskawulsh Glacier advancing to near its present limit, led to reactivation of the Slims valley train and renewed loess deposition downwind from the Slims River delta.