The finding of a paleo-spruce timber in Hunshandak sandy land and its paleoecological significance
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A paleo-spruce (Picea jezoensis) timber dated to (10 040+100) a B.P. was found in the Hunshandak sandy land, Inner Mongolia, which is also one of the oldest timber found in China. Pollen and mammal fossil further evidence that theropencedrymion dominated by birch and spruce existed in this area in the late period of the earlier Holocene. This finding has great significance for the analysis of paleoclimate, paleovegetation and landscape development in this area.
KeywordsHunshandak sandy land spruce (Picea jezoensis) paleoecology
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