Facts about Pangea?


Pangaea was once a supercontinent, this word Pangaea is derived from a Greek word meaning 'all lands'. The continent formed around 200 million years ago and broke apart around 175 million years ago. This pieces that split, drifted apart slowly and became the continents we have today.
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Pangea was the supercontinent which [is thought to have] existed before the land broke up and shifted around to become the continents we have now.
Pangea Hypothetical protocontinent proposed by Alfred Wegener in 1912 as part of his theory of continental drift. Pangea (from Greek: pangaia, "all earth") supposedly covered
Pangea was the super continent that broke apart 200 million years ago to form the present
pangea: (plate tectonics) a hypothetical continent including all the landmass of the earth prior to the Triassic period when it split into Laurasia and...
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the hypothetical landmass that existed when all continents were joined, from about 300 to 200 million years ago.
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Pangea or plate tectonics was a supposed continent as well as all the landmass of the earth, which existed during the Triassic period. This landmass broke down later into two main landmasses Laurasia and Gondwanaland. Also, it can be defined as a supercontinent that existed during the Paleozoic and Mesozoic eras, about 250 million years ago.
Pangaea was the supercontinent that existed during the Paleozoic and Mesozoic eras about 250 million years ago, before the component continents were separated into their current configuration.
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