Environment around 3 million BC

The Globe

 

Africa

2.8 million years ago, large ice sheets over North America and Europe sent cold dry air into subtropical Africa. The result was a longer and more severe cold cycle, which so depleted the forests that grasslands took hold permanently. (Patrerns in Prehistory)

Southwest Asia

 

Egypt

 

Indus Valley

 

China

 

Europe

About 3.2 Million years ago, when some of our first bipedal ancestors appeared, massive glaciers had spread over northern lands. These glaciers had grown even larger by 2.5 million years ago.(Patrerns in Prehistory)

South America

 

Mesoamerica

 

North America

About 3.2 Million years ago, when some of our first bipedal ancestors appeared, massive glaciers had spread over northern lands. These glaciers had grown even larger by 2.5 million years ago. (Patrerns in Prehistory)

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