Postglacial vegetation and climate
Ogden, J. Gordon, III Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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The Pleistocene or Glacial Epoch is less remarkable for radical evolutionary changes in plant life than for repeated shifts of position because of climatic changes and the resulting ice movements. The influence of these changes is known to have extended far beyond the limits of glaciation, particularly in mountainous regions, whose belts or zones of vegetation migrated up and down in response to climate. See also: Pleistocene
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