Paleozoic Geography

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Paleozoic Geography by Mind Map: Paleozoic Geography

1. Silurian

1.1. 420 M.Y.A

1.2. Baltica Collides With Laurentia

1.3. Gondwana moves South Pole, Rotates

1.4. Some land in North Hemisphere

2. Cambrian

2.1. 500 million years ago

2.2. 2 major land masses

2.2.1. Laurentia

2.2.1.1. North America

2.2.1.2. Greenland

2.2.2. Gondwana

2.2.2.1. Africa

2.2.2.2. S. America

2.2.2.3. India

2.2.2.4. Australia

2.2.2.5. Antarctica

2.3. 4 Smaller Land masses

2.3.1. Baltica (Northern Europe

2.3.2. China

2.3.3. Siberia

2.3.4. Kazakhstania

2.4. Most Land Mass In Northern Hemisphere

3. Devonian

3.1. Continents start drifting together

3.2. Laurentia, Baltica and Greenland on Equator

3.3. Siberia collides with Laurentia

3.4. Tethys Sea

3.5. 365 m.y.a

4. Carboniferous

4.1. Coalescence Continues

4.2. Single large continent

4.3. Lasts until Mid-Jurassic

4.4. 310 m.y.a