Early Holocene chronology and environment of Ampasambazimba, A Malagasy subfossil lemur site

@article{Macphee2007EarlyHC,
  title={Early Holocene chronology and environment of Ampasambazimba, A Malagasy subfossil lemur site},
  author={R. Macphee and D. Burney and N. Wells},
  journal={International Journal of Primatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={6},
  pages={463-489}
}
According to a traditional but hitherto untested reconstruction of Madagascar’s Holocene environment, continuous forest preceded the monotonous grassland formations that now cover most of the island’s interior. Preliminary analyses of pollen samples collected near14C-dated horizons at Ampasambazimba (central Madagascar) indicate that a mosaic of woodlands, bushlands, and savanna existed close to this important vertebrate subfossil site around 7000–8000 BP. Although most members of Madagascar’s… Expand

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