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Encyclopedia of Global Change

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2005
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Science and technology, Environmental Science, Social sciences, Environment
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The Younger Dryas (YD) is a cold climatic interval that took place between approximately 12,900 and 11,600 bp (Alley et ...

Younger Dryas

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The Oxford Companion to Global Change

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2009

The Younger Dryas (YD) was a cold climatic interval between approximately 12,900 and 11,600 bp (Alley et al., 1993 ...

Younger Dryas stade

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The Oxford Companion to the Earth

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2003
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Science and technology, Earth Sciences and Geography
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The Younger Dryas was a cold interval (or stade) that occurred near the end of the last glaciation, immediately prior ...

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Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather (2 ed.)

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2011

The rapid and dramatic cooling known as the Younger Dryas (YD) was the most recent of several climatic ...

Younger Dryas Phase

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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2009
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Archaeology, History
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[Ge] ... A biostratigraphic subdivision of the late Devensian Stage in which sub‐Arctic conditions prevailed; the most recent of three subdivisions of the North Atlantic ... More

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