50 years ago, an Antarctic fossil pointed to Gondwanaland’s existence

Fossils unearthed since indicate the southern continents were once linked in a giant landmass

A map of Gondwanaland

LANDMASSES, ASSEMBLE  Fifty years ago, the scientific community was on the cusp of accepting that Earth’s southern continents were once smushed together in a giant landmass they called Gondwanaland.

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