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Was all of Alaska covered by glaciers during the Pleistocene Ice Age?

No – most of interior Alaska, south of the Brooks Range and north of the Alaska Range, was a non-glaciated grassland refuge habitat for a number of plant and animal species during the maximum Pleistocene glaciation. This ice free corridor also provided one route for humans to move into North America.


Learn more: The Great Ice Age

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