Figure 7. Conditions in the Western Pacific marginal seas at the last glacial maximum (LGM). A. Areas of emergent shelf (black) at the LGM (Wang et al., 1997). Area A = East China Sea Shelf; Area B = Sunda Shelf or the Great Asian Bank; Area C = Sahul Shelf or the Great Australian Bank. B. The patterns of SST seasonality (summer SST minus winter SST) in the South China Sea and its adjacent Western Pacific and marginal seas at the LGM (Wang, in press).

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