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Political Pangaea

Pangaea was a "supercontinent" of all the world's landmass before the shifting tectonic plates moved the continents around hundreds of millions of years ago. To visualize where those plates went, Italian digital artist Massimo Pietrobon created a map he calls Pangea Politica. The landmass is Pangaea, but the modern countries are labeled as we know them. Pietrobon said, in Italian,

The world is one.
Humanity is one
Long live the political Pangea!

While most of humanity could walk (or take a train) to each other in this map, some parts don't fit together the way you'd think. You might notice that India is nowhere near Asia. When the Indian landmass moved north and crashed into Asia, the force over time formed the Himalayan Mountains. -via Laughing Squid


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I had been looking for a map like this a few years back. I wish he had shown the equator on it, however. I believe it roughly separated North America from South America and Africa. Chine was near the North Pole and Austrailia was almost at the South Pole.
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