The long winter

Titus, Robert
February 1998
New York State Conservationist;Feb98, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p2
Describes New York State during the Ice Age. Description of the ice cap which covered New York; Glaciers which occurred in various places in the state; Ebb and flow of the ice cap; Body of water which covered what is now known as New York City.


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