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Examples of Deglaciation

Compiled by Mark Francek (more info) at Carleton College (more info) (SERC) and Central Michigan University (more info)

Find animations recounting deglaciation of North America and an animation recalling the removal of ice from the Bering Strait between Alaska and Russia.

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Deglaciation of North America This Quicktime movie shows the ebbs and flows of the great North American glaciers over the time since the most recent glacial maximum.


A Journey to a New Land (more info) This page is part of an exhibit in the Simon Fraser University Museum entitled A Journey to a New Land about the coming of the first humans to North and South America. The page presents an animation of the effects of post-glacial seal level rise on the area known as Beringia and the Bering Land Bridge.



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