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1. Routes of movement to greater Australia a. Lower sea levels during the Pleistocene resulted in the connection of Australia, New Guinea, and Tasmania into a single land mass called (Sahul). Southeast Asia was a single land mass called (Sunda), including all of the offshore islands. Small bodies of water remained. 2. The Bering straits land bridge between Siberia and Alaska a. Lowered Pleistocene sea level resulted in a 1500km wide connection between Siberia and Alaska, allowing movement into the Western Hemisphere. 3. The rapidly inhabited both north and south America earlier than 12,00 bp, and some would argue much earlier a. Use tools b. As glaciers retreated, ocean levels were lower than the present, but they gradually increased to modern levels. At one time England and Western Europe were connected by a causeway. c. The retreat of the glaciers resulted in the onset of seasons. Resources varied by season, and differed in their spatial locations. There was a mix of large and small mammals, fish, birds, plans, ect. Much of northern Europe looked like the U.P
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