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Periods in the history of the Earth when large glaciers covered much of the surface of the continents.

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The last ice age ended less than twenty thousand years ago.

notes for ice ages

Scientists believe that there will be more ice ages in the future, caused by tiny changes in the Earth's orbit and rotation.

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