He also took up a much bolder attitude on the question of interglacial deposits and the relation of man to the Ice Age.
According to Penck and Brckner, therefore, the lss is of interglacial age.
The names of currently recognized glacial and interglacial ages of the Pleistocene are listed below.
During the first and second interglacial epochs the climate appears to have been warmer than at present.
A series of cirques means a succession of glacial and interglacial periods.
All the evidence conspires to show that an interglacial epoch was of prolonged duration.
The converse is — 267 — not true—nor is that to be wondered at, for interglacial deposits have only been sparingly preserved.
These were separated by an interglacial stage of more genial conditions, the evidence for which is steadily increasing.
But hitherto no interglacial deposits have been detected between the boulder-clays in question.
I have not thought it worth while in this paper to refer to the interglacial deposits of our own islands.