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Mindel Glacial Maximum

Second major glacial episode in the Alpine glacial sequence of the Pleistocene, which lasted from more than 420+ kya until about 270 kya.

See Günz, Riss, and Würm glacial maxima, and Günz-Mindel (Cromerian), Mindel-Riss (Holstein), and Riss-Würm interglacials (or interstadials).

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