Definitions

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  • noun Relatively recent glaciation, especially in the Holocene period

Etymologies

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neo- +‎ glaciation

Examples

  • The scariest thing is neoglaciation, i.e. the return to Ice Age stadial temperatures.

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  • "neoglaciation began as early as 6 ka," while "the Little Ice Age seems to have been consistently the time period during which alpine glaciers reached their maximum extents."

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