Pangaea definition

  • noun:
    • A hypothetical supercontinent that included all landmasses associated with the earth prior to the Triassic stage. Pangaea smashed aside during the Triassic and Jurassic times, dividing into Laurasia and Gondwanaland.
    • (plate tectonics) a hypothetical continent including all the landmass associated with planet prior to the Triassic duration with regards to split into Laurasia and Gondwanaland
  • proper-noun:
    • A supercontinent that included most of the landmasses of this planet ahead of the Triassic period and that separated into Laurasia and Gondwana.

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