Glaciation facts for kids
Glaciation is the forming of ice (glaciers) on land. It is releated to the Milankovitch theory.
Causes of glaciation
- A temperature decrease about 4-5o C around the world
- Higher amounts of snow near the Arctic
- The difference of the Earth's orbit from a perfect circle
- Changes in Earth's axial tilt
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