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A Late Quaternary pollen record from deep-sea core Fr10/95, GC17 offshore Cape Range Peninsula, northwestern Western Australia

van der Kaars, Willem Alexander (Sander); De Deckker, Patrick


Pollen and charcoal analysis on marine sediment core Fr10/95, GC-17 provides a record of vegetation, fire and climate change for the last 100 ka, with a hiatus from 64 to 46 ka, for the Cape Range Peninsula, Western Australia. Our results indicate significantly drier conditions and reduced summer rain after 46 ka compared with 100-64 ka. Periods of maximum summer rain occurred at 100, 80 and 70 ka. Vegetation changed from open Eucalyptus woodlands rich in grasses to open Eucalyptus and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
Source: Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology
DOI: 10.1016/S0034-6667(02)00075-1


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