Closing of the Indonesian seaway as a precursor to east African aridification around 3–4 million years ago

@article{Cane2001ClosingOT,
  title={Closing of the Indonesian seaway as a precursor to east African aridification around 3–4 million years ago},
  author={Mark A. Cane and Peter Molnar},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2001},
  volume={411},
  pages={157-162}
}
Global climate change around 3–4 Myr ago is thought to have influenced the evolution of hominids, via the aridification of Africa, and may have been the precursor to Pleistocene glaciation about 2.75 Myr ago. Most explanations of these climatic events involve changes in circulation of the North Atlantic Ocean due to the closing of the Isthmus of Panama… CONTINUE READING