(redirected from 120,000 years ago)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for Pleistocene

from two million to 11 thousand years ago

References in periodicals archive ?
That date was based on fossils found in Skhul and Qafzeh caves in Israel, which were dated to between 90,000 and 120,000 years ago.
The new findings reveal that the climate in North Greenland around 120,000 years ago was 8C warmer than today and the seas were roughly 12 to 24ft higher.
A younger coral reef sprouted directly atop the remains of an older reef some 120,000 years ago, a time when Earth's climate was as warm as today, ice sheets melted, and sea levels were higher.
This kind of tools we found here makes us conclude that Africans were the first wave of migration to ancient Sharjah 120,000 years ago.
Scientists can now gather the data they need to answer the project's core questions: How reduced was the Greenland ice sheet 120,000 years ago when global temperatures were 2.
During the last sub-tropical period 120,000 years ago, we might have seen lions and elephants roaming over the present sites of Soho and Trafalgar Square while hippos may have ventured over the Corn Exchange, Leeds (again the site not the building)
About 120,000 years ago, red deer from Asia began to cross the Bering Land Bridge east into North America, and the elk we hunt today are direct descendants of those early nomads.
People came on the scene around 4 million years ago, first as hairy upright apes, and feature prominently in the exhibition right through to the people of 120,000 years ago to the Neanderthals and our own direct ancestors of 30,000 years ago.
The first book began 120,000 years ago and finished in the 18th century," said Mr Hatton who is a chartered engineer.
The August 1995 Scientific American reported that scientists in the Bahamas had discovered that the last Ice Age began 120,000 years ago with something called the "Madhouse Century.
Previously, primitive man was thought to have emerged from Africa 120,000 years ago.
They say that this separation started 120,000 years ago and this early separation explains our diversity.
Excavations in southern China's Fuyan Cave produced 47 human teeth dating to between 80,000 and 120,000 years ago, paleoanthropologists report October 14 in Nature.
The results showed that the last time that summer temperatures in the Arctic were as warm as they are today was probably about 120,000 years ago, near the end of the last interglacial period.
However, a team of archaeologists excavating in India then claimed to have found evidence that modern humans were there before the eruption - possibly as early as 120,000 years ago, much earlier than Europe or the Near East were colonised.