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The Holocene

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The Oxford Companion to Global Change

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2009
Subject:
Science and technology, Environmental Science, Social sciences, Environment
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3,968 words
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The period after the Late Glacial Oscillation has traditionally been divided into the Late Glacial (Pleistocene) and the postglacial (Holocene, ...

Holocene/Recent

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The Oxford Companion to the Earth

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Current Version:
2003

The Holocene is the later of the two epochs of the Quaternary Period, the earlier being the Pleistocene. The Recent ...

Holocene

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World Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
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35 words

Division of geological time extending from c.10,000 years ago to the present. It includes the emergence of humans as ...

Holocene

Holocene   Reference library

Chris Scarre, Petra Day, Willy Tinner, Angela E. Close, Thomas C. Johnson, and Vaughn M. Bryant

The Oxford Companion To Archaeology (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
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2012
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Archaeology
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4,011 words

Introduction Holocene Environments in Europe Holocene Environments in Africa Holocene Environments in the Americas ...

Holocene

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Archaeology, History
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68 words

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The later of two chronostratigraphic units or epochs forming the Quaternary Period (the earlier one is the Pleistocene),...

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