J. Ehlers, P.L. Gibbard, P.D. Hughes

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The asynchroneity of glacial maxima across the world during the last glacial cycle emphasises the need to re-evaluate the concept of a ‘Last Glacial Maximum’ representing a single global event when glaciers reached their maximum extent. Glaciations were considerably more complex in terms of the timing and extent than previously appreciated
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationQuaternary Glaciations - Extent and Chronology
Subtitle of host publicationA Closer Look
EditorsJ. Ehlers, P. L. Gibbard, P. D. Hughes
Place of PublicationAmsterdam
PublisherElsevier BV
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9780444534477
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2011

Publication series

NameDevelopments in Quaternary Sciences
PublisherElsevier BV
ISSN (Electronic)1571-0866


  • VMAP1
  • SRTM
  • Open StreetMap
  • ASTER terrain model
  • last glacial maximum


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