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Riss-Würm Interglacial

Third major interglacial episode in the Alpine glacial sequence of the Pleistocene, which lasted from more than 125 kya until about 75 kya.

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

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