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Aftonian

Aftonian The earliest (1.3–0.9 Ma) of four interglacial stages in North America, following the Nebraskan glacial episode, and approximately equivalent to the Donau/Günz interglacial of Alpine terminology. Climatically it was marked by mild summers and winters warmer than those in present-day North America.

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Aftonian

Aftonian The earliest (1.3–0.9 Ma) of four interglacial stages in N. America, following the Nebraskan glacial episode, and approximately equivalent to the Donau/Günz interglacial of Alpine terminology. Climatically it was marked by mild summers and winters warmer than those in present-day N. America.

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