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Dryas

Dryas  

Part of the characteristic threefold late-glacial sequence of climatic change and associated deposits following the last, Devensian, ice advance and prior to the current, Flandrian, interglacial. The ...
pre-Boreal

pre-Boreal  

A warmer division of the Flandrian. For the rapid climate change at the Younger Dryas-Pre-Boreal transition, see Starkel (2003) Glob. & Planet. Change 35, 1.
tundra

tundra  

A terrestrial biome characterized by a lack of trees and a permanently frozen subsoil. Tundra lies to the north of the taiga in North America and Eurasia; the vegetation is dominated by grasses, ...

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