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- noun Relatively recent
glaciation, especially in the Holoceneperiod
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The scariest thing is neoglaciation, i.e. the return to Ice Age stadial temperatures.
"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."