A hypothetical continent that (according to plate tectonic theory) broke up later into India and Australia and Africa and South America and Antarctica. See plate tectonics.
Gondwanaland - A Late Paleozoic continent of the Southern Hemisphere; also Gonwana.
The ancient continental landmass that is thought to have split apart during Mesozoic time to form the present-day continents of South America, Africa, India, Australia, and Antarctica.
A hypothetical supercontinent comprising approximately the present continents of the southern hemisphere. See also Pangaea.
A variation of Gondwana introduced by Suess. See Gondwana.
the southern protocontinent land mass that was derived from the supercontinent Pangaea. It was thought to have comprised of Antarctica, Africa, South America, Australia and India.
The name given to the hypothetical southern hemisphere supercontinent consisting of South America, Africa, Madagascar, India, Arabia, Malaya and the East Indies prior to its breakup. The northern hemisphere analogue was called Laurasia and both comprised a theoretical single supercontinent called Pangaea before breaking up.
The hypothetical protocontinent of the Southern Hemisphere that, according to the theory of plate tectonics, broke up into India, Australia, Antarctica, Africa, and South America
The southern fragment of Pangea, a supercontinent in the Southern Hemisphere that split at the end of the Cretaceous epoch; see continental drift. Antarctica, S. America, Australasia, India, and Africa once composed Gondwanaland.
The supercontinent formed by the union of Australia, South America, Africa, India and Antarctica during the late Palaeozoic and Mesozoic eras (up to 120 million years ago).
A hypothetical protocontinent of the Southern Hemisphere, named for the Gondwana region of India, which included the present continental masses Africa, Antarctica, Australia, India and South America.
Gondwanaland, also known as Gondwana, was the southern supercontinent formed after Pangaea broke up during the Jurassic period. It included what are now the continents South America, Africa, India, Australia, and Antarctica. Gondwanaland was named for a district in India where the fossil plant Glossopteris was found; this plant led E. Suess to deduce that the southern continents were once joined, supporting Wegener's continental drift theory