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  1. Riss glaciationnoun

    the next-to-last Pleistocene glaciation in the Alps and the deposits laid down at that time


  1. riss glaciation

    Riss glaciation refers to a specific period of ice advance or a glacial period in the Alpine region of Europe. It is named after the River Riss in Germany and it occurred approximately 300,000 to 130,000 years ago during the Pleistocene epoch. The terms Riss Glaciation is most commonly used in the glacial classification of the Eastern Alps, and it is equivalent to the Warthe Glaciation in Northern Germany and the Wolstonian Stage in Britain. The landscapes and extensive geological formations created during the Riss Glaciation are still visible and studied today.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Riss glaciation in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Riss glaciation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3


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