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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, Mongolia, western United States
United States
and western 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[edit]

List of supercontinents

References[edit]

The early evolution of the Tyrannosauridae in Asia Dinosaurs (sub-heading The Earth
Earth
of the Dinosaur) Palaeos website

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Former supercontinents Gondwana Laurasia Pangaea Pannotia Rodinia Columbia Kenorland Nena Sclavia Ur Vaalbara

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

   

Submerged continents Kerguelen Plateau Zealandia

Possible future supercontinents Pangaea
Pangaea
Ultima Amasia Novopangaea

Mythical and hypothesised continents Atlantis Kumari Kandam Lemuria Meropis Mu Hyperborea Terra Australis

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