Definición de Holsteinian en inglés:

Holsteinian

Saltos de línea: Hol¦stein|ian
Pronunciación: /hɒlˈstʌɪnɪən
 
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adjetivo

Geology
  • 1Relating to or denoting an interglacial period of the Pleistocene in northern Europe, following the Elster glaciation and corresponding to the Hoxnian in Britain.
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    • At the base of Holsteinian interglacial deposits, artifacts and remains of large mammals have been excavated.
    • The studies concentrate on time intervals ranging from the Holocene to the Holsteinian, which show a high climatic variability and with a great impact on terrestrial ecosystems.
    • Furthermore, no warm interglacial period has been recognised between the Holsteinian and Eemian in the neighbouring Baltic countries, Estonia and Latvia.
  • 1.1 (as noun the Holsteinian) The Holsteinian interglacial or the system of deposits laid down during it.

Origen

1960s: from Holstein1 + -ian.

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