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Unformatted text preview: seems to have developed at least in the unglaciated parts of Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego . The area west of Llanquihue Lake was ice-free during the LGM , and had sparsely distributed vegetation dominated by Nothofagus . Valdivian temperate rainforest was reduced to scattered remnants in the western side of the Andes.  Modelled maximum extent of the Antarctic ice sheet 21,000 years before present [ edit ] Antarctica glaciation During the last glacial period Antarctica was blanketed by a massive ice sheet, much like it is today. The ice covered all land areas and extended into the ocean onto the middle and outer continental shelf.   According to ice modelling, ice over central East Antarctica was generally thinner than today....
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This note was uploaded on 12/21/2011 for the course AMH AMH2010 taught by Professor Pietrzak during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10