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During the last ice age, global geography would have appeared quite different, with extensive land and sea ice lowering ocean levels significantly. This Reddit map tries to recreate global geography as it would have existed 21,000 years ago. Although the ice coverage is eye catching, a careful look at southeast Asia, western Asia, and Oceania, for example, shows the way a drop in sea level changed the geography of these regions dramatically, a history that still echoes in their biogeography. i.redd.it/drvhvjbtw3b31.jpg
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