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Term: Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: The period during the last ice age when the glaciers and ice sheets reached their maximum extent, approximately 21 ka ago. This period has been widely studied because the radiative forcings and boundary conditions are relatively well known.  IPCC2014 

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