The younger Dryas in arid Northeast Asia

Joshua Wright, Lisa Janz

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHunter-Gatherer Behavior
Subtitle of host publicationHuman Response during the Younger Dryas
EditorsM. Eren
Place of PublicationWalnut Grove
PublisherLeft Coast Press
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)978-1598746020, 1598746022
Publication statusPublished - 30 May 2012

Bibliographical note

coming into the holocene with a periglacial environment - lower snow lines, extreme aridity. Lake basin dynamics are central to this area. - in the early holocene these lake grow, and aluvial terraces form. Monsoons reach farther north than today. Bayan-dzak/Shabarakh-Usu 9.5/8.7 KBP early holocene Chiken Augio 11.5-5.5 kpb YD/early holdocen BGC 14.3-13.8 kbp (shells) terminal pliestocene Baron Shabaka Well 14.9-14.2 kbp terminal pleistocne. YD pushes foragers into areas with water. as their bases.


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