Tectonic plates

Some 300 million years ago, the major part of the emerged lands were grouped to form a supercontinent, Pangea. In the following image, we see the form it took:

200 million years ago, this supercontinent began to fracture and break up, in the first instance, into two other continents: Gondwana and Laurasia. This theory is called Continental Drift.


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I am an enthusiastic teacher at a school for girls in Madrid, Spain. After having experienced firsthand the great delight there is in teaching and learning and how much this opens doors worldwide, I now want to encourage my students to take English as an essential tool for life. With it I'm sure they will find their own way towards the understanding of new cultures, new people, and also of themselves, which will enable them to carry Orvalle and its values far, far away. View all posts by Cristina Sánchez

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