A warm thermal enclave in the Late Pleistocene of the South‐eastern United States

@article{Russell2009AWT,
  title={A warm thermal enclave in the Late Pleistocene of the South‐eastern United States},
  author={Dale A. Russell and Fredrick J. Rich and Vincent P. Schneider and Jean Lynch‐Stieglitz},
  journal={Biological Reviews},
  year={2009},
  volume={84}
}
Physical and biological evidence supports the probable existence of an enclave of relatively warm climate located between the Southern Appalachian Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean in the United States during the Last Glacial Maximum. The region supported a mosaic of forest and prairie habitats inhabited by a “Floridian” ice‐age biota. Plant and vertebrate remains suggest an ecological gradient towards Cape Hatteras (35°N) wherein forests tended to replace prairies, and browsing proboscideans… 
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