Evidence of the ‘Snowball Earth’ and Other Ancient Glaciations from the Border Areas of the Dogu’a Tembien District
Have ice ages left an impact in today’s landscape of the Dogu’a Tembien district? Today’s tropical highlands of northern Ethiopia are not high enough to contain glaciers, although snow does occasionally fall on the summits of the Simien Mountains, about 100 km to the west of the Dogu’a Tembien district, as well as in other high mountain regions of Ethiopia. Very few mountains in Africa are currently glaciated and none of them in Ethiopia.
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