Pangea – Old Family Photo of the World

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Pangea, the prehistoric landmass, with modern day borders

Without accounting for changes in sea level, etc. here is a wonderful look at our world map reformed into the super continent known as Pangea.

Some 300 millions years ago, almost a 100 million years before the first dinosaur, things looked a little different than today.

And I thought my treasured globe from 1946 was exotic!

(Click for Larger View of Pangea)

Pangea with modern day borders

Of course a rough approximation, it is still a fascinating study back through the long strange trip of geologic time.

An equally fascinating discussion exists at, from whence this map was borrowed.

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