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Human occupation of Central Europe during the Last Glacial Maximum: new evidence from Moravia, Czech Republic

Skrdla, P; Nejman, Ladislav; Bartik, Jaroslav; Rychtarikova, Tereza


This article presents a brief examination of a recently discovered Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) site in Moravia. LGM sites are relatively rare in this part of Europe because it was abandoned by humans at the height of the last Ice Age due to decreasing temperatures and increasing aridity (Verpoorte 2004). Almost all ice sheets were at their LGM positions from 26.5ka to 19–20ka (Clark et al. 2009).One site that does date to this period is Mohelno, located close to the Jihlava River in the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Antiquity


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