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The Late Pleistocene. Defined as the beginning of the Eemian Interglacial until the end of the last glacial period of the last ice age.

Tarantian Age Web PagesEdit

ClassificationEdit

  • Quaternary Period (2.58-0.00 MYA) - The current Period. The age of humans. This time is the "current ice age", the Quaternary Glaciation.
    • Holocene Epoch (11.7-0 TYA) - The current epoch. The age of modern man. The current interglacial of the Quaternary Glaciation.
      • Preboreal Age (10.3-9 TYA) - First stage of the Holocene. Ended with the final meltwater pulse.
    • Pleistocene Epoch (2.58-0.0117 MYA) - The previous epoch. Includes the beginning of the Quaternary Glaciation, several inter-glacials, up until the beginning of the current interglacial.
      • Tarantian Age (126-11.7 TYA) - The Late Pleistocene. Defined as the beginning of the Eemian Interglacial until the end of the last glacial period of the last ice age.
        • Eemian Stage (130-114 TYA) - Last interglacial before Holocene. Thought to have been warmer than the Holocene.
        • Last Glacial Period (110-10 TYA) - The last glacial period in the current ice age. Has several names depending on geography, including Wisconsin Glaciation.
      • Ionian Age (781-126 TYA) - The Middle Pleistocene. Neanderthals developed in this era (400 TYA). The earliest known human DNA dates to this time as does the beginning of the extinction of large mammals (132 TYA).
      • Calabrian Age (1.806-0.781 MYA) - 
      • Gelasian Age (2.588-1.806 MYA) - An age

Tarantian Age In the NewsEdit

ClimateEdit

Glaciers Broke Off Antarctic Earlier Than Thought (2014, 20,000/14,000 YA)Edit

Coral links ice sheet collapse to ancient mega-flood (2012, 14.6 TYA)Edit

Human HuntingEdit

Domestic Dogs Hunting Mammoths (2014, 27,000 YA)Edit

Climate, Not Humans, Caused Megafauna Extinctions (2014)Edit

Humans, Not Climate, Caused Large Mammal Extionctions (2014)Edit

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