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Würm Glacial Maximum

Fourth (and last) major glacial episode in the Alpine glacial sequence of the Pleistocene, which lasted from about 75 kya until about 10 kya.

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

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