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Term: Pliocene climatic optimum Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: The period from about 3.2 to 2.5 million years ago during which polar temperature was 5-10C warmer than today, the Antarctic and Arctic ice caps nearly melted, and sea level was 35 m higher.  AMSglossary 

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