Ice Age Timeline

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  • c. 2600000 BCE - c. 12000 BCE
    The Pleistocene epoch, ranging from c. 2,6 million years ago until c. 12,000 years ago. It is characterised by repeated cycles of glacials and interglacials.
  • c. 26500 BCE - c. 19000 BCE
    Last Glacial Maximum - the time during which the ice sheets reached peak growth within the most recent glacial.
  • c. 11700 BCE
    End of the most recent glacial episode within the current Quaternary Ice Age.
  • 1837 CE
    First description of an Ice Age by Louis Agassiz.