Even as we're taking in, say, NGC 1275, a galaxy about 225 million light-years away, an observer there could be admiring the supercontinent
Pangaea, which existed on our planet 225 million years ago.
The study also indicates that captorhinids were the most common reptiles and by the end of the Permian period, about 250 million years ago, these ancient reptiles had even spread across the ancient supercontinent
During the Triassic and Jurassic periods when the dinosaurs lived, all the continents were joined together as the supercontinent
The second volume focuses on the Laurasiatheria, placental mammals that originated on the northern supercontinent
The highly anticipated third title in the Stormlight Archive series picks up where the second book left off--with the devastating Everstorm passing over the Roshar supercontinent
, awakening enslaved Parshmen who transform into Voidbringers, creatures of destruction.
Pangea is the name that has been given to an ancient supercontinent
, one that existed 300 million years ago.
Consequently, the play was named 'Pangaea' referring to the sole supercontinent
that existed about 300 million years ago, which was called Pangaea, where no corruption could be found.
Pattiaratchi said the location of seamounts would also help model the impact of tsunamis, given undersea mountains help dissipate their destructive energy, and potentially change our understanding of the break-up of the ancient supercontinent
When New Zealand split away from the supercontinent
Gondwanaland 85 million years ago, predatory mammals had not evolved, and birds thrived.
A study of the fossil suggests that following the breakup of the supercontinent
Gondwana in the middle of the Cretaceous period, a distinct dinosaur fauna evolved in Africa.
The mantle rocks analyzed by the scientists were extracted by a ship that drilled more than 2,265 feet below the seafloor off the coasts of Spain and Portugal, where 125 million years ago, large rifts began to split apart the massive supercontinent
known as Pangaea and form the Atlantic Ocean.
A mere 300million years ago, Newfoundland was at the centre of the supercontinent
Pangaea before the Earth's tectonic upheavals split it into the present day continents.