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.
This is followed within the last 3500 years by at least four glacial advances, the last apparently contemporaneous with neoglaciation elsewhere (c.