250 Million BC: Pangea

Pangea is derived from the Greek word “Pan”, meaning All and “Gea”, meaning Earth. In 1912, geophysicist Alfred Wegener used the term to describe a supercontinent in his Theory of Continental Drift. If you look at a world map today, this idea of moving land masses formerly united in an interlocking puzzle would help explain identical minerals with the same electromagnetic structure along with numerous dinosaur and plant samples found across great distances.


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