Ice Age Islands of the Philippines

During the most recent Ice Age, when sea level was 120 meters lower than at present, land bridges formed between many islands in the Philippines, although many deep channels remaind. Each of the Ice-Age islands (Sibuyan and Greater Negros-Panay are examples) has a unique setof species of plants and animals. (Redrawn from Heaney 1986,1998) (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
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Title Ice Age Islands of the Philippines
Description During the most recent Ice Age, when sea level was 120 meters lower than at present, land bridges formed between many islands in the Philippines, although many deep channels remaind. Each of the Ice-Age islands (Sibuyan and Greater Negros-Panay are examples) has a unique setof species of plants and animals. (Redrawn from Heaney 1986,1998)
Subjects
  • Philippines
  • Philippines Natural History
Summary Ice Age Islands of the Philippines, [360x528], (image/gif)

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