Gondwanaland

Gondwanaland
Gon|dwa|na|land
the very large area of land that existed about 200 million years ago, before it broke apart to form Antarctica, Australia, Africa, South America, and India
→↑Laurasia
→↑Pangaea

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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