- after a given glacial epoch, especially the Pleistocene.
Origin of postglacial
Examples from the Web for postglacial
Historical Examples of postglacial
The Gschnitz stage in the Alps or second Postglacial advance.
Daun stage of Postglacial retreat; Europe with a milder climate and forest and meadow fauna like that of early historic times.
Period of the first Postglacial interval or Achen retreat of the glaciers in the Alpine region.
The postglacial cut through the moraine is about ninety feet deep.
In the former case the present drainage is through valleys which are preglacial in some places, and postglacial in others.
- formed or occurring after a glacial period, esp after the Pleistocene epoch
- Relating to or occurring during the time following a glacial period.