Was the Younger Dryas Triggered by a Flood?

  title={Was the Younger Dryas Triggered by a Flood?},
  author={Wallace S. Broecker},
  pages={1146 - 1148}
  • W. Broecker
  • Published 26 May 2006
  • Geology, Medicine
  • Science
Draining of a huge lake into the Northern Atlantic may have triggered a cold period ~12,900 years ago. The route taken by the flood waters remains unknown. 

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