Interglacial meaning

ĭntər-glāshəl
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Occurring between glacial epochs.
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A comparatively short period of warmth during an overall period of glaciation.
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Formed or occurring between two glacial epochs.
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Occurring between glacial epochs.
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A comparatively short period of warmth during an overall period of glaciation. Interglacials are characterized both by the melting of ice and by a change in vegetation.
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Occurring between ice ages.
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The relatively warm period between ice ages.
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Origin of interglacial

  • inter- +‎ glacial

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