Pleistocene  

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The Pleistocene is the epoch from 2,588,000 to 12,000 years BP that spans the world's recent period of repeated glaciations. The name pleistocene is derived from the Greek πλεῖστος (pleistos "most") and καινός (kainos "new").


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