Medieval Warm Period

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Medieval Warm Period

n.
The period from about 1000 to 1400 in which global temperatures are thought to have been a few degrees warmer than those of the preceding and following periods. The climatic effects of this period were confined primarily to Europe and North America. Also called Medieval Warm Epoch.
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Correlating the temporal gap in hearth construction to the Medieval Climatic Anomaly appears to be drawing a long bow regardless of the apparent coincidence in timing.
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The mean lengths increased during the Medieval climatic anomaly and decreased during the Little Ice Age, whereas overall relative abundances decreased during the Medieval climatic anomaly and increased during the Little Ice Age.