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Earth is inching toward becoming one big supercontinent again: Study

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Earth has witnessed several supercontinents appear and disappear in the past including Columbia, Pangaea, and Rodinia. The huge landmass Pangaea that joined seven continents into one giant continent broke apart 200 million years back. According to scientists, we are again 200 million years away from a new supercontinent. A study published in the Geological Magazine in 2018 talks about all the prevailing scenarios.