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configuration of Gondwana (yellow) relative to other landmasses 550 MaGondwana, or Gondwanaland (yellow at left) was a supercontinent that assembled (animation) during the late Precambrian-early Cambrian (550-500 Ma).

Gondwana, with East Antarctica as its center, began to break up during Late Triassic to Early Jurassic time (182 Ma to 64 Ma) : A Tight fit-Early Mesozoic Gondwana: A Plate Reconstruction Perspective : pdf.

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