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Northern hemisphere glaciation during the last ice ages. The set up of 3 to 4 km thick ice sheets caused a sea level lowering of about 120 m. Also the Alps and the Himalya were covered by glaciers. The limit of winter sea ice coverage was much more to the south.


own work; redrawn, supplemented and modified from a grafic of the United States Geological Survey




Hannes Grobe 23:06, 21 July 2006 (UTC), Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany


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