GENEALOGY-DNA-L ArchivesArchiver > GENEALOGY-DNA > 2004-01 > 1075395023
Subject: Re: [DNA] The Last Ice Age and European Haplogroups
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2004 16:50:23 +0000
Any guesses on where mtdna W wintered the last ice age? Dolores
> Good project. If you find population estimates at the "last glacial
> maximum" for these isolated populations, that would be interesting. I
> realize the most eastern group would have any other peoples on its eastern
> and southern back doors, but these bottleneck populations would be most
> relevant to our "pedigree triangles". For that matter, the popula;tion
> development of Europeans from the LGM to the present would be of interest.
> Ken N
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Peter J. Roberts" <>
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> Sent: Thursday, January 29, 2004 12:11 AM
> Subject: [DNA] The Last Ice Age and European Haplogroups
> > I'm interested in trying to better understand what our
> > European ancestors experienced around the time of the
> > Last Glacial Maximum. I welcome corrections to the
> > following:
> > In the Iberian Peninsula it appears that only three
> > haplogroups survived that harsh 2,000? year period
> > about 20,000 years ago (Y-chromosome R1b and mtDNA V
> > and H - Bryan Sykes' Velda and Helena). The Italian
> > and Balkan Peninsulas managed to only support
> > Y-chromosome I and mtDNA T and K (Tara and Katrine).
> > The steppe to the east of the Black Sea was home to
> > Y-chromosome R1a and mtDNA X (Xenia which includes I -
> > Bonnie Schrack's Iris). In the Fertile Crescent of the
> > Middle East lived Y-chromosome G and ? and mtDNA J
> > (Jasmine) and ?
> > To learn more about this period in Europe and the rest
> > of the world, I've started a a collaborative project
> > to provide Web resources about humans and their
> > environment during the Last Glacial Maximum
> > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/thelasticeage/
> > I hope you will join and contribute.
> > Sincerely, Peter
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