Glacial epoch synonyms
The earlier of the two epochs of the Quaternary Period, from about 2 million to 10,000 years ago. The Pleistocene Epoch was characterized by the formation of widespread glaciers in the Northern Hemisphere and by the appearance of humans. Mammals included both small forms, such as saber-toothed tigers and horses and giant ones, such as mammoths and mastodons. Almost all the giant mammals, including woolly mammoths, giant wolves, giant ground sloths, and massive wombats disappeared at the end of the Pleistocene and the start of the Holocene.
from two million to 11 thousand years ago; extensive glaciation of the northern hemisphere; the time of human evolution
A time of extensive glaciation covering vast areas of the earth, esp., any of several such times during the Pleistocene Epoch
any period of time during which glaciers covered a large part of the earth's surface
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