Pangaea (also spelled
Pangea) was one of Earth's imporatant supercontinents that formed
about 300 million years ago during Paleozoic time, and lasted
until it broke apart early in Mesozoic time. A supercontinent
is an assemblage of nearly all or all of the Earth's continental
blocks or cratons, in essense forming huge and composite mass
Depiction of Pangaea with today's continents denoted.
during Triassic time prior to breakup in early Mesozoic time.