Pangaea

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The breakup of Pangaea.

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From pan- + γαῖα (gaîa, earth, land), probably after German Pangäa, coined by Alfred Wegener in 1915.

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  • enPR: pănjē'ə, IPA(key): /pænˈdʒiːə/
  • Hyphenation: pan‧gae‧a

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Pangaea

  1. A supercontinent that included all the landmasses of the earth before the Triassic period and that broke up into Laurasia and Gondwana.

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