Do you remember learning about Pangea?

Here’s what Pangea looks like mapped with modern political border

pangeaPretty wild, right? It’s a map of Pangea — a supercontinent that formed roughly 300 million years ago — mapped with contemporary geopolitical borders.                           What you see here is an anachronistic mashup — a modern map, complete with geological features that did not exist 300-million years ago, with its various parts relocated to the general position they would have occupied before Pangea began rifting apart some 200-million years ago. It’s a view of the supercontinent not often seen, and a mind-bending way of relating to the world on a geological time scale.  See More….

 

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One Response to Do you remember learning about Pangea?

  1. Ziona says:

    This is really cool.

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