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Southern supercontinent that was part of Pangaea
Theory proposed by Alfred Wegener to describe shifting of continents
Northern supercontinent that was part of Pangaea
Continent on western side of Aegir Sea/now located in Russia
Ocean in Southern Hemisphere between Laurentia, Baltica, & Avalonia
Late-Proterozoic, early-Palaeozoic continent that now includes the East European craton of northwestern Eurasia
Paleozoic microcontinent now making up part of south-west Great Britain & east coast of N America
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Supercontinent directly before Pannotia (about 1 Ga (billion) years ago
Ocean that existed between continents of Gondwana & Laurasia during much of Mesozoic era, before opening of the Indian & Atlantic oceans during Cretaceous period
Supercontinent directly preceding Rodinia (about 1.5-1.8 Ga years ago)
Supercontinent that existed during the late Paleozoic and early Mesozoic eras/considered last supercontinent to have existed by geologists
Supercontinent directly preceding Pangaea (600 million years ago)
Continent duing Cambrian period which would later become North American
Super ocean surrounding Pangaea

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