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ASIAMERICA was a large island formed from the Laurasian landmass and separated by shallow continental seas from Eurasia
Eurasia
to the West and eastern North America
North America
to the East. This region incorporated what is now politically China
China
, Mongolia
Mongolia
, western United States
United States
and western Canada
Canada
. Fossil evidence tells us that it was home to many dinosaurs and archaic mammals . It existed during the Late Cretaceous
Cretaceous
to Eocene periods, and existed again during Quaternary
Quaternary
Pleistocene
Pleistocene
epoch. It will exist again for the third time within 50 million years.

SEE ALSO

* List of supercontinents

REFERENCES

* The early evolution of the Tyrannosauridae in Asia * Dinosaurs (sub-heading _The Earth
Earth
of the Dinosaur_ * Palaeos website

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Continents of the world

Africa
Africa

Antarctica
Antarctica

Asia
Asia

Australia

Europe
Europe

North America
North America

South America
South America

Afro- Eurasia
Eurasia

Americas
Americas

Eurasia
Eurasia

Oceania
Oceania

* FORMER SUPERCONTINENTS Gondwana * Laurasia
Laurasia
* Pangaea * Pannotia * Rodinia * Columbia * Kenorland * Nena * Sclavia * Ur * Vaalbara

* HISTORICAL CONTINENTS Amazonia * Arctica
Arctica
* Asiamerica * Atlantica
Atlantica
* Avalonia
Avalonia
* Baltica
Baltica
* Cimmeria * Congo craton
Congo craton
* Euramerica * Kalaharia * Kazakhstania * Laurentia * North China
China
* Siberia * South China
China
* East Antarctica
Antarctica
* India

* SUBMERGED CONTINENTS Kerguelen Plateau * Zealandia
Zealandia

* POSSIBLE FUTURE SUPERCONTINENTS Pangaea Ultima * Amasia * Novopangaea
Novopangaea

* MYTHICAL AND HYPOTHESISED CONTINENTS Atlantis
Atlantis
* Kumari Kandam * Lemuria * Meropis * Mu * Hyperborea * Terra Australis
Terra Australis

* _See also Regions of the world _ * _ Continental fragment _

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