Pleistocene

2017-07-29T01:56:21+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Pleistocene, Lonar crater lake, Middle Paleolithic, Mammoth steppe, Genetic history of indigenous peoples of the Americas, Karpinsky Group, Origins of Paleoindians, Beringia, Wisconsin glaciation, La Brea Tar Pits, Pleistocene Park, Lake Cahuilla, Red Deer Cave people, Lehner Mammoth-Kill Site, Quaternary glaciation, Iowan erosion surface, Lake Manix, Quaternary extinction event, Mastodon State Historic Site, Manis Mastodon Site, Big Bone Lick State Park, Lubbock Lake Landmark flashcards Pleistocene
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  • Pleistocene
    The Pleistocene (pronunciation: /ˈplaɪstəˌsiːn, -toʊ-/) is the geological epoch which lasted from about 2,588,000 to 11,700 years ago, spanning the world's most recent period of repeated glaciations.
  • Lonar crater lake
    Lonar Lake is a saline soda lake located at Lonar in Buldhana district, Maharashtra, India, which was created by a meteor impact during the Pleistocene Epoch and it is the only known hyper velocity impact crater in basaltic rock anywhere on Earth.
  • Middle Paleolithic
    The Middle Paleolithic (or Middle Palaeolithic) is the second subdivision of the Paleolithic or Old Stone Age as it is understood in Europe, Africa and Asia.
  • Mammoth steppe
    During the Last Glacial Maximum, the mammoth steppe was the Earth’s most extensive biome.
  • Genetic history of indigenous peoples of the Americas
    The genetic history of indigenous peoples of the Americas primarily focuses on Human Y-chromosome DNA haplogroups and Human mitochondrial DNA haplogroups.
  • Karpinsky Group
    Karpinsky Group (Russian: Вулкан Карпинского) is a volcanic group located at the southern end of Paramushir Island, Kuril Islands, Russia.
  • Origins of Paleoindians
    Paleoindians refers to the ancestral peoples of modern indigenous peoples of the Americas.
  • Beringia
    Beringia is defined today as the land and maritime area bounded on the west by the Lena River in Russia; on the east by the Mackenzie River in Canada; on the north by 72 degrees north latitude in the Chukchi Sea; and on the south by the tip of the Kamchatka Peninsula.
  • Wisconsin glaciation
    The Wisconsin Glacial Episode, also called the Wisconsinan glaciation, was the most recent major advance of the North American ice sheet complex.
  • La Brea Tar Pits
    The La Brea Tar Pits are a group of tar pits around which Hancock Park was formed in urban Los Angeles.
  • Pleistocene Park
    Pleistocene Park (Russian: Плейстоценовый парк) is a nature reserve on the Kolyma River south of Chersky in the Sakha Republic, Russia, in northeastern Siberia, where an attempt is being made to recreate the northern subarctic steppe grassland ecosystem that flourished in the area during the last glacial period.
  • Lake Cahuilla
    Prehistoric Lake Cahuilla (also known as Lake LeConte and Blake Sea) was an extensive freshwater lake that filled the Coachella, Imperial, and Mexicali valleys of southeastern California and northeastern Baja California during the centuries prior to Spanish entry into the region.
  • Red Deer Cave people
    The Red Deer Cave People were the most recently known prehistoric Hominin population that did not look like modern humans.
  • Lehner Mammoth-Kill Site
    The Lehner Mammoth-Kill Site is a location in southern Arizona that is significant for its association with evidence that mammoths were killed here by Paleo-Indians 9000 years BCE.
  • Quaternary glaciation
    The Quaternary glaciation, also known as the Pleistocene glaciation or the current ice age, is a series of glacial events separated by interglacial events during the Quaternary period from 2.
  • Iowan erosion surface
    The Iowan Erosion Surface (IES) is a geographic region located mostly in northeastern Iowa while extending into southeastern Minnesota.
  • Lake Manix
    Lake Manix is a former lake fed by the Mojave River in the Mojave Desert of San Bernardino County, California.
  • Quaternary extinction event
    The Quaternary period saw the extinctions of numerous predominantly larger, especially megafaunal, species, many of which occurred during the transition from the Pleistocene to the Holocene epoch.
  • Mastodon State Historic Site
    Mastodon State Historic Site is a publicly owned, 431-acre (174 ha) archaeological and paleontological site with recreational features in Imperial, Missouri, maintained by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, preserving the Kimmswick Bone Bed.
  • Manis Mastodon Site
    The Manis Mastodon site is a 2-acre (1 ha) archaeological site on the Olympic Peninsula near Sequim, Washington, United States.
  • Big Bone Lick State Park
    Big Bone Lick State Park is located at Big Bone in Boone County, Kentucky.
  • Lubbock Lake Landmark
    Lubbock Lake Landmark, also known as Lubbock Lake Site, is an important archeological site and natural history preserve in the city of Lubbock, Texas.