The Ice Age

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The Ice Age may refer to:

  • The Last glacial period, which occurred from c. 110,000 – c. 11,700 years ago
  • The Pleistocene, a geological epoch lasting from c. 2,588,000 to 11,700 years ago and spanning the world's most recent period of repeated glaciations.
  • The Plio-Pleistocene, a geological pseudo-period which begins about 5 million years ago and combines the time ranges of the formally defined Pliocene and Pleistocene epochs
  • Quaternary glaciation, also known as the Pleistocene glaciation or the current ice age, a series of glacial events separated by interglacial events lasting from the Quaternary period to the present.

For the general period of temperature reduction, see Ice age.