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Gondwanaland

the southern group of continents at the end of the TRIASSIC PERIOD which had split from the northern group (LAURASIA). It consisted of South America, Africa, India, Australia and Antarctica. see CONTINENTAL DRIFT.
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Chambers GK Boon WM Buckley TR and Hitchmough RA (2001) Using molecular methods to understand the Gondwana affinities of the New Zealand biota: three case studies.
For example, the beech genus, Nothofagus, is widely regarded as a `classic' Gondwana group, its global distribution reflecting ancient land connections.
As the oceanic crust dived down beneath Gondwana - a process known as subduction - it would have dragged carbon down to the lower mantle, transforming it into graphite and then diamond along the way.
Gondwana said according to estimates some 10 million people may have viewed the images.
An intimate group of donors and sponsors of Ultimate Dinosaurs: Giants from Gondwana recently enjoyed an exclusive media trip to Research Casting International (RCI) in Trenton, Ontario, for a behind-the-scenes look at how these enormous models are constructed.
The Gondwana group consists of four private nature reserves and fourteen lodges in the vicinity of the country's various natural sights.
Both RPC and YPC Members will be invited to preview the ROM's blockbuster exhibition Ultimate Dinosaurs: Giants from Gondwana before it opens to the public.
By noting that the southern beech tree, certain mammal-like reptiles known as Dicynodonts and other Australian flora and fauna are found only on Gondwana continents, scientists have determined that these continents were once linked .
The foundation was established in 2012 to raise and strengthen awareness of the horses, with the driving forces behind this initiative being Dr Telane Greyling, a biologist and the Gondwana Collection, being managed by Mannfred Goldbeck and its partners at Klein-Aus Vista.
Progressive tourism operator, the Gondwana Group, said it is setting the trend with the production of clean energy at its Namib Desert Lodge.