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Mindel-Riss Interglacial

Second major interglacial episode in the Alpine glacial sequence of the Pleistocene, which lasted from more than 300+ kya until about 270 kya.

See Günz, Mindel, Riss, and Würm glacial maxima, and Günz-Mindel and Riss-Würm interglacials (or interstadials). Aka Great Interglacial Period, Hoxnian, Holsteinian, Yarmouthian.

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