UK MADE BY 3 CON­TI­NENTS

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BRI­TAIN was formed by the col­li­sion of three an­cient con­ti­nents, re­search sug­gests.

Eng­land, Wales and Scot­land were pre­vi­ously thought to have been cre­ated by the merg­ing of Aval­o­nia and Lau­ren­tia more than 400mil­lion years ago. How­ever, ge­ol­o­gists at Ply­mouth Univer­sity now be­lieve a third mass of land called Ar­mor­ica was also in­volved.

The re­search of­fers a “new way of think­ing about how Bri­tain was formed”, the au­thors said.

CRE­ATION Bri­tain

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