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  • Hudson Valley Ice Age

    The last ice age happened 2 million years ago until 10,000 years ago. At this point, North America is at its normal position, north of the equator. The glacier that covered the Ice Age was the Laurentide Ice Sheet. Before the Ice Age, there was a valley called the Hudson Valley. During the Ice Age a glacier scraped through the rock, which gouged out 240 meters of rock. The sediments got removed from their previous location and deposited in a huge pile, a terminal moraine in Long Island. The sediments acted as a dam when the glacier melted, which trapped glacial melt water, which formed the Glacial Lake of Albany. The Glacial Lake of Hitchcock began to form when the ice margin located at Rocky Hill CT, dumped a lot of sand and gravel into a lake basin.…

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  • The Importance Of A Second Ice Age

    I’m finally home. It has been a difficult week at work and it is nice to feel the long shag carpet between my toes when I walk into my living room. That and the light blue walls are warm and inviting. Give me five minutes in my well-worn easy chair and all the stress of work will be a distant memory. As I was relaxing and flipping through the TV channels I saw that a volcano near my house may erupt. Not only is it going to erupt, but it is predicted to be so big it may bring another ice…

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  • Ice Age: The Four Types Of Civilization

    In this paper, I will be answering question number one which in short asks what the four types of civilization are and where did the people of Catalhoyuk fall. In the Ice Age, we find that the hunter-gathers were more of a simplistic type of people. They made desicions as a whole. Such decisions included where they would go, how long they would stay, what to do if somebody were to break group rules, etc. The group was able to make such decisions as a group because of the limited number of people…

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  • The Little Ice Age Analysis

    Unpredictable climatic shifts described by Brian Fagan in “The Little Ice Age” had a large impact European history from 1300 through 1850, marked by significant temperature drops and turbulent weather. During this time, families suffered after the weather ruined agricultural crops and caused fish to stay further south, in turn negatively affecting economies. The wet summers and cold winters also aided in the spread of epidemics. The failing crop harvests as well as flopping fishing territories.…

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  • Ice Age Discoveries Summary

    Siberia and what is now known as Alaska by foot about 11,500 years ago. The video Ice Age Discoveries: New Evidence states that these people were hunters. This video and the The New York Times claimed that these people were Clovis people. The land bridge occurred because of an ice age, and was located…

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  • Little Ice Age Essay

    It is strange to think that climate patterns affecting people across the world can affect entire civilizations spread oceans apart. It can be said that the challenges of the Little Ice Age were brought over to Early Colonial Mexico, but more so its effects. One region’s success in going out to venture, trade, and colonize; epitomized by the Dutch’s accomplishments in those three aspects proved to be another regions apocalypse. Due to Europe’s conditions, both climatic and situational led to its…

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  • Ice Age Meltdown Analysis

    Ice Age: Meltdown The 2002 animated film, Ice Age: Meltdown is based off of global warming. The main characters: Manny, Sid, and Diego all came together at one point in time to create their own herd. Manny, being the leader of the pack is very lonely and depressed, being the only mammoth left on Earth. Sid the is the hyperactive, annoying sloth, whose family abandoned him long into his adulthood, and Diego is the mean and irritable tiger, who left his pack to join Manny and Sid. Manny, Sid,…

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  • Snowball Earth Lab Report

    This gives us an insight into the ocean chemistry at the time of the end of the glacial melt as a large amount of carbon from earth into the sea floor. The scientific explanation to this geological formation would be. During the Period of snowball earth, the carbon dioxide which accumulated from global volcanic eruptions that was able to penetrate through the ice, which has little impact on the temperature. The large volume of carbon dioxide build over time would have easily led to the…

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  • Change: The Causes And Effects Of Global Warming

    of which is radiated back to the surface. This process is called the greenhouse effect. To continue, humans add a lot of extra gasses into the atmosphere, which warms up the whole place. The gasses mainly responsible for this include CO2( the main one), water vapor, methane and nitrous oxide. The gasses are natural, but too much of one thing is never a good thing. After the industrial revolution, carbon dioxide gas gone insane, so much of it is omitted into the atmosphere. According to National…

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  • Anthropology Case Study Essay

    Its time span goes back 2.6 million years ago and due to the Holocene period can accordingly be called the Age of Man (Quaternary Period, 2014). During the quaternary period fluctuations of the climate caused glaciers to advance from the poles and retreat with each cycle, carving and moulding the land (National Geographic, 2014). Over the past 800,000 years the planet has formed cyclical patterns, with ice ages lasting around 100,000 years followed by warm periods lasting 10,000-15,000 years.…

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