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<ul><li>Between 600-400 million years ago all the continents were joined as one supercontinents called PANGAEA. </li></ul>
<ul><li>About 120 million years ago pangaea split into two smaller sections called LAURASIA and GONDWANA. </li></ul>
<ul><li>From these two section, some 100 million years ago split the continents of America, Arabia, India, Antarctica and ...
<ul><li>Finally 45  million years ago Australia broke away from Antarctica to become it’s own continent. </li></ul>
<ul><li>600 million years ago </li></ul><ul><li>Australia as part of Pangaea experienced tropical conditions </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>http://videos.howstuffworks.com/science-channel/29267-100-greatest-discoveries-continental-drift-video.htm </li></ul>
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The formation of australia

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The formation of australia

  1. 2. <ul><li>Between 600-400 million years ago all the continents were joined as one supercontinents called PANGAEA. </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>About 120 million years ago pangaea split into two smaller sections called LAURASIA and GONDWANA. </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>From these two section, some 100 million years ago split the continents of America, Arabia, India, Antarctica and South East Asia. </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Finally 45 million years ago Australia broke away from Antarctica to become it’s own continent. </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>600 million years ago </li></ul><ul><li>Australia as part of Pangaea experienced tropical conditions </li></ul><ul><li>300 million years ago </li></ul><ul><li>As Australia moved towards the south pole tropical species were replaced with cold climate species </li></ul><ul><li>285 million years ago </li></ul><ul><li>Australia hit the great ice age </li></ul><ul><li>135-65 million years ago </li></ul><ul><li>Australia was wet and warm and much of the continent was covered in forest </li></ul><ul><li>35 million years ago </li></ul><ul><li>- Grasslands and shrub lands replaced forests while true forests became rare. </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>http://videos.howstuffworks.com/science-channel/29267-100-greatest-discoveries-continental-drift-video.htm </li></ul>

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