One of the most recent supercontinents was called Gondwana.
Gondwana consisted of the modern continents of South America, Africa,
India, Australia, and Antarctica. Gondwana existed for most of the
Paleozoic Era, from about 500 to 220 million years ago. The
supercontinent was named after the Gondwana region of central India,
where many of the rocks from this time are well exposed.
Gondwana is gone. It has split apart, giving rise
to the modern continents. How do geologists know that Gondwana once
existed? Some of the best clues to Gondwana’s ancient presence are
found by matching the rocks and fossils from one area with the rocks and
fossils from another area. This shows that at one time the two areas
were connected and then split apart.
One of the Gondwana fossils that can be found in 5 regions.