Little ice age

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Term: Little ice age
Definition: The most recent interval of temperate glacier expansion and advance on Earth. It began ~650 years ago and continued into the 20th century in many locations. Temperate glaciers in North America, South America, Africa, Europe, and Asia were affected. (Neoglaciation)
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