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Sunda Shelf During the Last Ice Age and Now

Caption: The exposed Sunda Shelf during glacial times greatly affected the atmospheric circulation. The shelf is shown on the left for present-day as the light-blue submerged areas between Java, Sumatra, Borneo, and Thailand, and on the right for the last ice age as the green exposed area.

Credit: Pedro DiNezio

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