Life and times of the Bering land bridge

  title={Life and times of the Bering land bridge},
  author={S. Elias and S. K. Short and C. Nelson and H. H. Birks},
  • S. Elias, S. K. Short, +1 author H. H. Birks
  • Published 1996
  • Geography
  • Nature
  • UNDERSTANDING the environment of the Bering land bridge and determining the timing of late Wisconsin inundation are important for several areas of study. These include: (1) the timing of the re-establishment of circulation between Pacific and Atlantic Oceans; (2) the timing of development of a northern biotic refugium and the closing of the bridge to species immigration; (3) Palaeoindian migration routes; and (4) palaeotopographic data for atmospheric general circulation models1. Late Wisconsin… CONTINUE READING
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