What is another word for Postglacial?

Pronunciation: [pˈə͡ʊstɡle͡ɪʃə͡l] (IPA)

Postglacial is a term used to describe the time period that followed the last ice age when glaciers began to recede. Synonyms for postglacial include "Holocene", referring to the current geological epoch, "neoglacial", which refers to a period of cooling since the mid-Holocene, "subrecent", meaning something that is recent but not yet historic, "post-LGM", or "post Last Glacial Maximum", and "late Quaternary", referring to the second half of the current geological period. Each of these synonyms captures a different aspect of the period following the last ice age, highlighting the changing climate and geology of the earth during this time.

What are the hypernyms for Postglacial?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Postglacial

The complicated glacial and Postglacial history of the lakes is recorded in old strand lines which have been traced at various heights about them, showing their areas and the levels at which their waters stood at different times.
"The Elements of Geology"
William Harmon Norton

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