By Arie S. Issar,Mattanyah Zohar
This survey of the traditional degrees of lakes, rivers and the ocean, in addition to alterations within the compositions of stalagmites and sediments finds an incredible correlation of weather adjustments with the emergence and cave in of civilizations within the heart East. The authors finish that weather switch has been the decisive consider the background surrounding the origins of the "cradle of civilization".
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