GEOGRAPHICAL RESEARCH ›› 1989, Vol. 8 ›› Issue (4): 72-77.doi: 10.11821/yj1989040009
Yang Dayuan1, Feng Wenke2, Chen Junren2
In this paper,mainly based on the studies for some time past,the authors summarized the paleoenvironmental features of the coastal region of South China during the full-glacial period of Late Pleistocene.They estimated the difference in the environment conditions between modern a.d LGM as follows.(1) On the average,the winter temperature of the land was lowered 11-15℃ or so.(2) The paleochannel bottom reached a depth of -62m or so at the present debouch of the Zhujiang delta,(3) The paleo-coastline was situated at 150m or so below the present sea-level.(4) The February temperature of the upper water in the northern part of South China Sea was lowered about 4.6-2.2℃ The above-mentioned features resulted from increasing of winter monsoon in the coastal region of South China and from increasing of north-east monsoon drift in the northern part of South Chins Sea during the last glacial maximum of Late Pleistocene
Paleoenvironmental features. Late Pleistocene,
the coastal region of South China
Yang Dayuan, Feng Wenke, Chen Junren. THE PALEOENVIRONMENT OF THE COASTAL REGION, SOUTH CHINA DURING THE LAST GLACIAL MAXIMUM OF LATE PLEISTOCENE[J].GEOGRAPHICAL RESEARCH, 1989, 8(4): 72-77.
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