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View Resource The Younger Dryas Event

This topic in depth deals with the Younger Dryas event, a short period of extremely cold temperatures interrupting the current interglacial period. It is currently debated whether the Younger Dryas event occurred solely in parts of the North hemisphere or throughout the world. The first website, (1), created by World History, provides a short, concise summary of the Younger Dryas period. Users...
View Resource Creswell Heritage Trust - Virtually the Ice Age

This website, produced by the Creswell Heritage Trust, discusses the characteristics of the climate and the environment of the Creswell Crags during the last Ice Age. By taking a survival test, users can discover the difficulties Stone Age people faced during this time period. The site offers a virtual tour of the Creswell Crags, which is one of the most northerly places on earth people visited...