Pangea Mapped With Today’s Countries
Thanks to Massimo Pietrobon, you earthlings have been given a great map showing your countries’ contemporary borders as projected onto Pangea, the supercontinent that formed roughly 300 million years ago. Apparently, back in those days you could walk from New York to Morocco. (Click to enlarge)
German scientist Alfred Wegener proposed that the process of continental drift began during the Triassic period, around 200 million years ago. Here’s another interesting infograpic that shows Pangea separating into individual pieces as part of a process called continental drift.