Ancient History
Ice Ages

When did the ice age begin?

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12/17/2010

About 20,000 years ago. I read it off of Wikipedia.

There have been many ice ages over the past 2.4 billion years.

The present ice age started about 2.6 million years ago although there have been many warm periods,(interglacials), during that time, we are in one now.