Last Ice Age

The Earth has been in an Ice House Climate for the last 30 million years

When the Earth is in its "Ice House" climate mode, there is ice at the poles. The polar ice sheet expands and contacts because of variations in the Earth's orbit (Milankovitch cycles). The last expansion of the polar ice sheets took place about 18,000 years ago.

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Pangaea Classroom Activity

Exploring the Ancient World of Pangaea
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