Zealandia is an almost entirely submerged mass of continental crust that sank after breaking away from Australia 60–85 million years ago, having separated from Antarctica between 85 and 130 million years ago.
Prehistoric New Zealand – In part one of The Aotearoa History Show, Zealandia is formed, volcanoes and ice ages make their mark and we ask what happened to our mammals.
Elsewhere on the Web
Sea floor geology – Te Ara
The Aotearoa History Show: How Zealandia was formed https://t.co/rckqdQeRRG
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