Migration and adaptation of Jomon people during Pleistocene/Holocene transition period in Hokkaido, Japan

  title={Migration and adaptation of Jomon people during Pleistocene/Holocene transition period in Hokkaido, Japan},
  author={Daigo Natsuki},
  journal={Quaternary International},
Abstract This study examined temporal changes in the archaeological records of the Pleistocene/Holocene transition in Hokkaido, northern Japan, based on assemblage composition, radiocarbon ages, projectile point flaking pattern, and site distribution, with a particular focus on the lithic reduction technique. It explained the formation processes of Jomon society in response to climate change as follows. In Hokkaido, pottery emerged during the Late Glacial (LG) warm period (ca. 15,000–13,000 cal… Expand


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