40 000 years of climatic change in the Eastern Cape

Lewis, C.A. (2008) 40 000 years of climatic change in the Eastern Cape. Grocott's Mail, Friday, 31st October (Vol. 139 No. 86). p.14.




This article outlines the major climatic conditions that have occurred in the Eastern Cape over the last 40 000 years. They have been dated using radiocarbon analyses. Changes that are older than 40 000 years are beyond the range of radiocarbon dating and are not discussed.

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Uncontrolled Keywords:radiocarbon dating; hunter-gatherers; Birnam Interstadial; Drakensberg; Maclear; Dordrecht; Cradock; Klasies River Mouth; Humansdorp; sea levels; Bottelnek Stadial; glaciers; rock glaciers; Drakensberg; Killmore; Bokspruit Valley; Barkly East; ice sheets; Melkhoutboom; Alicedale; grasslands; Howison's Poort; Howieson's Poort; Grahamstown; stone tools; Stone Crescent Hotel; Late Glacial; flood plains; interglacial; Holocene; Winterberg; Fish River basin; Cape Fold Belt; Port Elizabeth; Elliot; Iron Age; KwaZulu-Natal; Transkei; Buffalo River valley; East London; climatic changes; climate change; fossil fuels; global temperatures; soil erosion; greenhouse gases; Eastern Cape; South Africa
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Divisions:Faculty > Faculty of Science > Geography
ID Code:1239
Deposited On:05 Nov 2008
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