Definition of Riss glaciation

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

Generic synonyms: Glaciation



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Riss Glaciation

Rios
Riot Act
Rip1 peroxidase
Rip van Winkle
Riparia
Riparia riparia
Ripault's sign
Ripperologist
Ripperologists
Ripperology
Ripuarian
Ripuarians
Rising Sun
Risley's rotary prism
Risorgimento
Riss glaciation (current term)
Rissa
Rita
Ritalin
Ritch
Ritchie
Ritesh
Ritgen's manoeuvre
Ritson
Rittenhouse
Rittenhouse-Manogian procedure
Ritter's law
Ritter's opening tetanus
Ritter-Rollet phenomenon
Ritual Decalogue

Literary usage of Riss glaciation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Prehistoric Man by Wynfrid Laurence Henry Duckworth (1912)
"... 1908), are accompanied by strati- graphical evidence whereby they are referred to an inter-glacial period later than the Riss glaciation ..."

2. The Passing of the Great Race; Or, The Racial Basis of European History by Madison Grant, Henry Fairfield Osborn (1921)
"It is not until after the third severe period of great cold, known as the Riss glaciation, nor until we enter, some 150000 years ago, the third and last ..."

3. Bulletin by Geological Society of America (1915)
"... or Riss glaciation in the Swiss and French Jura extend farther out on the foreland than the deposits of the other glacial advances. ..."

4. The Passing of the Great Race: Or, The Racial Basis of European History by Madison Grant (1916)
"It is not until after the third severe period of great cold, known as the Riss glaciation, and until we enter, some 150000 years ago, the third and last ..."

5. The Passing of the Great Race: Or, The Racial Basis of European History by Madison Grant (1916)
"It is not until after the third severe period of great cold, known as the Riss glaciation, and until we enter, some 150000 years ago, the third and last ..."

6. The Passing of the Great Race: Or, The Racial Basis of European History by Madison Grant, Henry Fairfield Osborn (1921)
"It is not until after the third severe period of great cold, known as the Riss glaciation, nor until we enter, some 150000 years ago, the third and last ..."

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