glacial epoch

noun

Definition of glacial epoch

1 : any of those parts of geologic time from Precambrian onward in both the northern and southern hemispheres during which a much larger portion of the earth was covered by glaciers than at present
2 usually capitalized G & often capitalized E : the Pleistocene epoch

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“Glacial epoch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glacial%20epoch. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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