Imagine Earth as a planet with only one massive continent huddled in the center, surrounded by one giant ocean. The Eastern coast of the United States would neighbor with Africa. Antarctica would share a mutual border with India. Today’s awesome map breaks down the continent of Pangaea into the countries and continents of our modern Earth. It is mind blowing to see how different the planet was 270 million years ago.
We can thank the constantly shifting tectonic plates for the current location of each country. So if you don’t like the weather now, just wait another 200 million years and it will be completely different. Patience is a virtue.
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