Quaternary climatic changes in the Caribbean and N. South-America

J. I. S. Zonneveld
This paper gives an inventarization of the available data concerning quaternary climatic changes in the Caribbean and the northern parts of South America. It appears that in Colombia, N. W. Venezuela, the Leeward Islands of the Netherlands Antilles and Barbados the pluvial periods coincided with the glacial periods in higher latitudes. The evidence for Guyana and Surinam is still insufficient to establish definitely the climatic evolution, altough the available data seem to indicate that during...